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Roots of Empathy in Washington, D.C

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Watch the Roots of Empathy program in action at a school in Washington DC!

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  • 87% of students reported that if they saw a friend being bullied or treated meanly, they would help them – 2015 Annual Program Evaluation Report,
    Washington, D.C.
  • 92% of students reported learning to recognize how the baby is feeling – 2015 Annual Program Evaluation Report, Washington, D.C.
  • 86% of teachers feel that the ROE program supports the school’s curriculum – 2015 Annual Program Evaluation Report, Washington, D.C.
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What Washington, D.C. teachers, students and instructors say

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