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Michigan: "Abuse at home" causes students to act out at school

Dec 4, 2017, Traverse City, MI, Up North Live: Program helping students who have experienced trauma http://upnorthlive.com/news/local/schools-helping-students-who-have-experienced-trauma Schools across the state are getting involved in a program to identify and help students who have been through different kinds of trauma. The Vanderbilt Area School is working on finding ways to help students who have had experiences that range from actual abuse at home, to exposure to drugs and alcohol. Starting last spring, the school started training with researchers from Western Michigan University to identify students who have experienced trauma. … “The number of students with disabilities has been gradually increasing from 86,633 in 2013 to 89,353 this year,” said Deputy Prime Minister and Education Minister Kim Sang-kon, “so we must expand special education schools for these students and increase the schools’ funds.” He continued, “We will gather and integrate advice given by parents of children with disabilities, teachers and related organizations for the plan.” …