After last year's brawl, Cheltenham s...

After last year's brawl, Cheltenham schools try mindfulness to keep the peace

When teacher Cindy Goldberg stood before a classroom of 26 Cheltenham ninth graders for the first time on Monday, she asked them to put away electronic devices and challenged them to "think about a time in your life when you've done nothing - no TV, no eating, no nothing." As the kids pondered such a rare event, Goldberg showed them a video of a woman walking toward an open cellar, then glancing down at her phone before tumbling over the cellar door into the void.

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