At the Robert W. Coleman Elementary School in Baltimore, students are being taught to manage themselves in a world full of emotion. CNN published this article in November of 2016. The outcomes reported by teachers are inspiring and hopeful, including fewer referrals to the office and zero suspensions.

Baltimore (CNN)Into a room of pillows and lavender, an elementary school student walks, enraged. 

He’s just been made fun of by another student, an altercation that turned to pushing and name-calling. But rather than detention or the principal’s office, his teacher sent him here, to Robert W. Coleman Elementary School’s meditation room.
“I did some deep breathing, had a little snack, and I got myself together,” the boy recalled. “Then I apologized to my class.”