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August 21, 2018

Schools Should Teach (and Measure) 'Soft Skills,' Parents and Educators Agree

Schools should assess students on both their "academic knowledge" and "nonacademic skills," parents and educators said in a new survey.

June 05, 2018

Watch: Social-Emotional Learning Strategies, Explained in Three Minutes

Social-emotional learning is appealing to schools, but adopting the strategy can present some challenges, this video explains.

May 15, 2018

WATCH: A District That Prioritizes Social-Emotional Learning Grapples With How to Measure If It Works

The Washoe County school district in Reno, Nev., has been on the forefront of infusing social-emotional learning throughout its schools as a key strategy for improving student engagement, attendance, and high school graduation rates.

March 07, 2018

Parkland-Inspired Bill on Guns, School Safety Heads to Florida Governor's Desk

Florida lawmakers passed a bill that includes restrictions on gun purchases, school safety measures, and a voluntary program to arm school staff. Gov. Rick Scott has not said if he will sign it.

November 07, 2017

Principals Like Social-Emotional Learning. Here's Why Schools Struggle With It

Principals see a lack of time, inadequate teacher training, and funding as barriers to carrying out social-emotional learning in their schools, a nationally representative survey found.

August 10, 2017

Building a Modern Marshmallow Test: New Ways to Measure Social-Emotional Learning

The winners of a recent design challenge took a crack at measuring social-emotional learning, proposing everything from analyzing students' behaviors when taking computer-based tests to gauging their responses to real-world simulations.

March 29, 2017

Can Social-Emotional Learning Be Measured? Contest Seeks Ideas

A contest seeks creative ways to measure students' social-emotional learning.

August 01, 2016

Social-Emotional Learning: States Collaborate to Craft Standards, Policies

Eight states will work cooperatively with the Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning to create and implement plans to draft statewide social-emotional learning standards and policies.

March 17, 2016

Non-Cognitive Skills: Is It Enough for Measurements to Be Valid and Reliable?

Even well-tested measures of students' non-cognitive and social-emotional skills create unknowns and potential problems when used in high-stakes accountability, a researcher writes.

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