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The fourth-grader is among the first class of students at a new Aurora Public School embarking on a bold experiment to link life skills such as perseverance and coping to learning, a strategy viewed as essential for students more likely to bounce from school to school. As part of its first year, the Edna and John W. Mosley P-8 School is applying those principles to tackling one of public education’s thorniest topics: how to better teach writing.

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