Close this search box.
Get unlimited local news and information that matters to you.

Whatcom students learn empathy from tiny teachers — babies

Roots of Empathy program visits 27 local classrooms

From left, second-graders Noah Munoz, Ethan Aguilar and Tegh Sall say hello to Courtney Irvin Jimison's 9-month-old baby during a Roots of Empathy visit on March 1 at Cordata Elementary School. The nonprofit brings babies into classrooms to encourage empathy in students. (Hailey Hoffman/Cascadia Daily News)
By Hailey Hoffman Visual Journalist
Across 27 classrooms in Whatcom County, the tiniest of teachers — babies — are leading less

Already a subscriber?

Log in

Unlock the paywall!

Get 24 hours of unlimited digital access to for just $1 with our new Digital Day Pass

Or become a subscriber.

Latest stories

Meet students from Whatcom County's class of 2024
May 25, 2024 10:00 p.m.
The 102-year-old parade honored fallen military men and women.
May 25, 2024 2:54 p.m.
One-day strike timed to coincide with Ski to Sea and retailer's anniversary sale
May 25, 2024 2:52 p.m.

Have a news tip?

Email or Call/Text 360-922-3092

Sign up for our free email newsletters