This article shares the results of the America's Promise "How Learning Happens" Program. The grant awards are meant to support SEL efforts both within and outside of schools by bringing a community focus to the work done in SEL. Source:
Shawna De La Rosa Education DIVE, September 20, 2019Description:
"America’s Promise Alliance has awarded $30,000 grants to five community organizations to build on existing efforts both inside and outside of the classroom to support students' social, emotional and cognitive well-being. The organizations were selected through the organization’s How Learning Happens competition. The grant recipients plan to bring together local stakeholders to develop plans around providing more social-emotional learning (SEL) opportunities for students and teachers. The competition attracted 150 applicants. The winners are Children’s Institute in Rochester, New York, the Nashville Public Library Foundation in Tennessee, the Rennie Center for Education Research and Policy and Transforming Education in Boston, the Spartanburg Academic Movement in South Carolina, and Parents for Public Schools of San Francisco."Read the full article here!