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Peer Mediation Empowers Students to Help Students

Michele Whaley, Social Worker at James A. Garfield School 31, will start a peer mediation program in late October. The program will train 6th, 7th and 8th grade students to be peer mediators who can help younger students with conflicts resolve their differences. It’s work she has done for three years. She believes peer mediation is a powerful tool used in creating a peaceful school climate.

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