Eye on Education

The Sound of Ideas: Wrap-Around Schools

schwrapKids are heading back to school this week, but some students will be carrying more than books.

They’ll bring hunger, illness, maybe the baggage that comes with living in neighborhoods where poverty and crime persist.

How do you teach children when life gets in the way of learning? In this edition of The Sound of Ideas we hear about one approach – the wrap-around school. We’ll tell you what that is and why the concept is expanding in districts like Cleveland’s.



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