Studies show that sustained and well-integrated social and emotional learning (SEL) programs can help schools engage their students and improve achievement. Explore the classroom practices that make up the best and most effective SEL programs.
SEL is critically needed for our schools to respond to racial inequities, economic instability, and the pandemic as we move into autumn. Now more than ever, we need to support young people’s well-being, resilience during trauma, and academic engagement. Urge Congress to include funding for social emotional learning in ongoing COVID-19 relief legislation.