Supporting Students’ Social, Emotional, and Academic Development (2017)

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Social Emotional Learning - Equity

Authors: Stephanie M. Jones & Jennifer Kahn

National Commission on Social, Emotional, and Academic Development The Aspen Institute

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Compelling research demonstrates what parents have always known—the success of young people in school and beyond is inextricably linked to healthy social and emotional development. Students who have a sense of belonging and purpose, who can work well with classmates and peers to solve problems, who can plan and set goals, and who can persevere through challenges— in addition to being literate, numerate, and versed in scientific concepts and ideas—are more likely to maximize their opportunities and reach their full potential.

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