We know that SEL is essential for students to thrive in school and in life. It is critical that we have data that accurately identify essential SEL student and adult skills. Ultimately these data must inform our policies, improve our climate, and inspire our practices to ensure equitable outcomes for all.
– Eric Moore, Chief of Accountability, Innovation and Research, Minneapolis Public Schools
A multidisciplinary collaborative of leading researchers and practitioners in the fields of PreK-12 education, assessment, social and emotional learning (SEL), and related fields.
By: Jessica Newman, American Institutes for Research I think there are a few things we can all agree on: (1) ensuring youth develop key social and emotional competencies is a fundamental part of education, (2) safe and supportive spaces are critical to those efforts, and (3) doing this work takes motivation and capacity. Cue the cheers of solidarity and…