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Mindfulness; Statehouse Update

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When students are stressed, learning is more difficult. To battle stress, some schools are incorporating "mindfulness" lessons into the curriculum. Advocates say the tequniques improve students' emotional awareness and attention. There's a push to expand the efforts in Northeast Ohio schools.


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  • Mark Urycki, State Impact Ohio Reporter, Ideastream  
  • Ashley Tomassetti, 3rd Grade Teacher, Melrose Elementary , Wooster City Schools 
  • Karen Kasler, Ohio Statehouse News Bureau Chief