This article reports on the findings if a survey administered to 884 public school principals on behalf of CASEL. The findings mirror anecdotal reports from school leaders and teaches who see SEL as an important factor but find that schools encounter problems with implementation.Source:
Evie Blad, Education Week, November 7, 2017Description:
"School leaders see students' social and emotional development as important factors in school success but, in a nationally representative survey of principals, just 35 percent of respondents said their school was fully implementing a plan for incorporating social-emotional learning into policies and classroom work. Principals reported several barriers to putting social-emotional learning strategies into place, including a lack of time, inadequate teacher training, and a need for further evidence of its link to academic success."Read the full article here!