Political elections may trigger strong emotions for staff, students, families,
and community members throughout the District and across the nation. As adults and parents, we play a critical role in promoting a sense of safety, as well as in healing the divisiveness that may permeate our schools and communities. For many children and families, the results may trigger feelings of concern, fear, anger, and sadness. A positive relationship with a healthy adult at home and at school is one of the most important factors that helps build an individual’s resilience. As parents and guardians, there are strategies you can implement on a daily basis to ensure your children are heard and feel protected during these uncertain times.
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