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Roots of Empathy in Prince Edward Island

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  • Prince Edward Island was the first Atlantic province in Canada to offer the Roots of Empathy program
  • 92% of teachers with Roots of Empathy in their classrooms strongly agreed or agreed that as a result of the program, students are more empathic to one another
  • 97% of students who participated in Roots of Empathy, reported learning that everybody has feelings
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What Prince Edward Island teachers and students say

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