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Meditation in school

Detention is one of the oldest punishments in school. For Robert W. Coleman Elementary School in Baltimore, Maryland, the faculty traded it in for the Mindful Moment Room, which is where unruly kids go to calm themselves down through meditation. The project is a collaboration with the non-profit Holistic Life Foundation. The new tactic has worked wonders; there have been no suspensions in the last two school years.