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Post Traumatic Stress in children from low income communities

I am enrolled in an urban education system where learn about the systemic reasons why students in low income communities do not succeed in school. I realized it was not the students' lack of trying but rather the system failing these students.

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The cycle between mental illness, violence, and academic achievement is one that is deep rooted in our nation's history. When students have a chaotic homelife because of violence(physical, economic, racial) they are less likely to excel in academics

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School leaders, community organizers, politicians, students, researchers

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