This article reports on the states who have been selected to partner with CASEL in the development of Social Emotional Learning Standards. The participating states are California, Georgia, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Nevada, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, and Washington.Source:
Evie Blad, Education Week, August 23, 2016Description:
In a step that organizers call a “critical moment for the movement,” eight states will work together to create social-emotional learning standards and plans to encourage schools to embrace teaching students about the growing field.
The Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning, which is also known as CASEL, announced the joint effort last month and will assist the states through consultation with its own staff and a panel of experts.
Organizers hope the effort will help school and district level educators deepen their emphasis on building students’ social and relational skills in addition to traditional academic work.
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