Tag Archives: Refugees

Childhood trauma can slow academic development. Here’s one way to fix it.

This article, by Andrea Mercado of the University of Maine, was originally published on the Bangor Daily News opinion page on December 3, 2019. By Andrea Mercado, Opinion guest column • December 3, 2019 10:43 am In the last couple of decades, Maine’s schools have felt effects of childhood trauma brought on by the effects of rural […]

We should work to meet the needs of all Mainers

This article, by Nicole Coffey Kellett of the University of Maine Farmington, was originally published on the Bangor Daily News opinion page on July 16, 2019. By Nicole Coffey Kellett, Opinion guest column • July 16, 2019 7:09 am “‘It was completely unexpected!’: 96 asylum seekers arrive in 3 days,” a recent headline blared, and Portland City […]