Rich-Kern, S. (2017, June 14). How These Middle School Kids Are Learning Self-Confidence.

Around this time, Bowen heard about a program from the Greater Nashua YMCA for elementary school kids to boost self-esteem. He spent the next couple of years with the YMCA and Rivier University to develop a similar program for middle schoolers. The theory behind it is simple. When kids are happy, they perform better in school.

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