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'Psychoeducational' school's behavioral experiment targeted Cobb girl

When Libby Beem was 9 years old, Cobb County educators proposed an experiment to figure out why she had emotional, often violent outbursts in school. The experiment was to be conducted in one of the "psychoeducational" schools that make up the Georgia Network for Educational and Therapeutic Support.

Below, Libby and her mother discuss the experiment. Read Libby's full story here.


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