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: James Montesano, Nyack Public Schools, with Sara Stoutland, Independent Consultant The Nyack Public Schools have been working to close achievement gaps for years. We are a racially, ethnically, and socioeconomically diverse district, located about 30 miles north of New York City. As a community, we are proud of our diversity, and we are also deeply troubled by persistent racial and…