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North Plainfield, NJ School District Educators Named First For Action Initiative Fellows

By Donna Gaffney | August 27, 2013

(August 27, 2013) – Five North Plainfield, NJ School District educators have been selected as the first annual For Action Initiative Teacher Fellows.                            Photo L to R: Suzanne, Susan, Mike, Hope and...
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Chaos and Trauma:
Helping children feel safe in a frightening world.

By Donna Gaffney | May 20, 2013

To the victims, athletes, families and people of Boston, to the workers, families and citizens of West, Texas, and to the community of Moore, Oklahoma, we offer our most sincere sympathies. We stand with you and your communities as you heal and recover from these tragedies. It is crucial to help...
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Children, Loss and Traumatic Events: Resources for Teachers and Families.

By Donna Gaffney | December 20, 2012

The tragic events at Sandy Hook Elementary School have touched nearly every classroom across our country and the world. This senseless act of violence has a ripple effect, beginning with the students most affected, those at Sandy Hook Elementary School, and extending to siblings and friends in nearby...
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