Re: the Nov. 29 article "TUSD pouring resources into school to solve discipline woes."
TUSD Superintendent and Teachers need to read UnSelfie: Why Empathetic Kids Succeed in Our All-About-Me-World by Michele Borba, Ed.D where she offers positive tools to develop empathetic children who practice kindness in a narcissistic environment.
The author offers practical steps, explanations, and a successful program called Roots of Empathy which is used around the country to instill and cultivate positive emotions in children experiencing the "selfie syndrome" and the resulting bullying, acting out, and disciplinary challenges.
Nine essential steps to inculcate empathy in all children with practical results for teachers, students, and parents.
Disclaimer: As submitted to the Arizona Daily Star.