Local students get lessons in respect Actor-educators from Omaha, Neb., make presentations at schools
By Megan Spees/Gate City Staff Writer
Published: Thursday, April 15, 2010 2:00 PM CDT
Keokuk students in grades 6-9 saw examples of dating violence in action Wednesday during presentations by the R.E.S.P.E.C.T.2. drama troupe.
R.E.S.P.E.C.T.2, which stands for “Relationship Empowerment for Students, Parents, Educators and Community Through Theatre,” is a traveling team of “actor-educators” from Omaha, Neb. The non-profit organization is led by Executive Director Dr. Patricia Newman, a clinical child psychologist and nationally certified school psychologist…