Future Directions in Social and Emotional Learning and Education

Issue Briefs

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Supporting evidence-based SEL programs: What state policymakers can do

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Mindfulness in schools: Evidence on the impacts of school-based mindfulness programs on student outcomes in P-12 educational settings

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Opportunities to strengthen SEL impact through Youth-Led Participatory Research (YPAR)

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Trauma-sensitive schools and social and emotional learning: An integration

SEL during a pandemic

Supporting school community wellness with Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) during and after a pandemic

RWJF assessment issue brief

SEL assessment to support effective social emotional learning practices at scale

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Principals' social and emotional competence: A key factor for creating caring schools

Social and emotional development matters: Taking action now for future generations

With a little help from my friends: The importance of peer relationships for social-emotional development

Applying an equity lens to social, emotional, and academic development

Social-emotional development in the first three years

School climate and social and emotional Learning

Promoting social and emotional learning in the middle and high school years

Improving the social emotional skills in childhood enhances long-term well-being and economic outcomes

Promoting social emotional learning in preschool: Programs and practices that work

Social emotional learning in elementary school: Preparation for success

Parent engagement practices improve outcomes for preschool children

Teacher stress and health: Effects on teachers, students, and schools