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September 17, 2015

Walton Family Foundation Invests in Research on Measuring Grit, Character

The Walton Family Foundation will fund research on measuring and nurturing social-emotional skills and grit.

June 25, 2015

Partnership Launches Emotional Intelligence Resources for Families

GreatSchools, known for producing profiles of schools, has announced a partnership with the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence.

June 23, 2015

What Do Students Need to Succeed? Guide Helps Educators Navigate the Research

A new report from the University of Chicago Consortium on Chicago School Research offers a framework for understanding the cognitive and non-cognitive traits students need for success as adults.

June 11, 2015

New Federal Grant Aims to Help Schools Boost Noncognitive Skills

The Obama administration has created a new competitive grant program called "Skills for Success" aimed at helping middle school kids develop traits like grit and resilience.

June 03, 2015

Social-Emotional Learning Review Aims to Help Secondary Schools Select Programs

The Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning calls its secondary schools guide a Consumer Reports for social-emotional learning programs.

May 13, 2015

Researchers: Measures of Traits Like 'Grit' Should Not Be Used for Accountability

Measures used to assess student progress in development of social and emotional traits are limited and should not be used to penalize or compare schools, Angela Duckworth and David Yeager wrote.

May 11, 2015

Cleveland Schools Plan for Verdict by Addressing Emotional, Safety Needs

As Cleveland awaits a verdict in a high-profile police shooting case, schools are preparing for emotional discussions and safety concerns that may arise.

April 28, 2015

Baltimore Students, Out of School After Riots, Try to Process Events

Out of school Tuesday after riots broke out in their city, Baltimore students said they hope classroom discussions will help them understand the death of Freddie Gray and the deeper challenges of poverty and racial tension.

March 20, 2015

The Absolute Best School Climate Blogging (This Week): Bad Adult Behavior Edition

It's hard to teach kids to treat their peers with kindness when they see such a lack of empathy in adults. Plus, links on pre-k attendance, gender nonconformity and school dress codes, and more.

March 16, 2015

Cyberbullying: Powerful Video Shows the Emotional Effects on Students

When celebrities read mean tweets about them, it's funny. When kids do it, it becomes a powerful demonstration of the effects of cyberbullying.

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