Schools Need Partners for Social-Emotional Learning to Become a Reality

Lessons from California

Guest blog post by Jennifer Peck, President and CEO, Partnership For Children & Youth

Our challenge lies in implementation — how do we take what we know and believe kids need, and make it real in schools and communities?

SEL Implementation Progress in Action

Learning doesn’t happen just in the classroom, but also in afterschool programs, summer learning programs, and in communities and families. We are more likely to be successful embedding strong social-emotional skills in young people if the adults with whom they have trusted relationships are teaching and supporting them.

District and Expanded Learning Partnerships

This promising work happening in communities must inform how policy and system leaders design their strategies and investments in capacity building.

National Network of Cities Dedicated to Expanded Learning, Equity, & Making Learning Fun

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