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A new breed of learning: compassion-based curriculum

Schools in Jefferson County, Kentucky, are engaged in an ambitious social and emotional learning initiative called the Compassionate School Project (CSP).

Students at Austin Discovery School work on a project at the Texas charter school on Tuesday, February 15th, 2011.

Schools in Jefferson County, Kentucky, are engaged in an ambitious social and emotional learning initiative called the Compassionate School Project (CSP). The six-year experiment aims to teach students compassion, empathy and resilience. Although it is too early to evaluate the new curriculum’s impact, the project received an additional $4.4 million donation. (Christian Science Monitor)

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