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December 07, 2012

At Hershey School, Life-Skills Training Meets Senior Year

Efforts to improve college retention include life skills training at private boarding school.

November 29, 2012

6 Innovations in Social Emotional Learning

Social emotional learning "teaches the skills we all need to handle ourselves, our relationships, and our work, effectively and ethically," says Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL).

October 31, 2012

Non-cognitive Skills: Bad Name, Really Important

Two recent reports point to the importance of so called non-cognitive skills to success in college and work. A University of Chicago literature review funded by the Lumina and Raikes foundations said, "Students must develop sets of behaviors, skills, attitudes, and strategies that are crucial to academic performance in their classes."


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