Local school policies can get in the way, but there is promise in training for teachers and in schools' emphasis on social-emotional learning.
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March 08, 2013
February 28, 2013
The Education Department tells schools how they can address gender-based violence that can affect students' academic performance.
February 22, 2013
The legislation would require schools to adopt policies that specifically ban harassment against students for their perceived race, gender, sexual identity, and religion, among other reasons.
February 11, 2013
The Cleveland, Ohio, district now heeds the early signs students may be in trouble, revamped in-school suspension, and installed a social-emotional learning program for all elementary students.
February 08, 2013
Social skills training can improve social and emotional development for special-needs children, according to a new review by the What Works Clearinghouse.
January 23, 2013
The Open Circle Program at the Wellesley Centers for Women offers the best 25 books—new and old— to teach elementary-age children social-emotional lessons.
December 26, 2012
"I love this place," says Connie Sullivan, "I will stay here for the rest of my career, God willing."
December 13, 2012
At a U.S. Senate hearing, speakers outlined how bad behavior at school, once handled in house, is now triggering juvenile arrests that derail students' education.
October 19, 2012
Districts will be able to earn up to 10 bonus points if their applications include plans to collaborate with public and private partners to help improve the social, emotional, and behavioral needs of students.
October 02, 2012
In this new venture, Education Week will explore classroom conduct, school climate, student engagement—and how all of these things affect learning and connect to one another.