Summarizes, in a four-part review series, the benefits of social and emotional learning (SEL) in early childhood, and identifies the characteristics of SEL interventions that are effective in school contexts. The review identified effective SEL programs, strategies, and implementation practices.
Presents a video, created by the Elk Grove Unified School District, on the experience and successes of schools under Project GROW, an Elementary and Secondary School Counseling Grant program. The program uses a multi-tiered approach to address behavioral issues and provide developmentally appropriate interventions to students so that they can develop the skills to succeed in the instructional environment.
Summarizes a meeting hosted by the U.S Department of Education with college campus leaders from across the nation to discuss the issue of racial harassment on campuses and to identify solutions for fostering supportive and inclusive educational environments.
Presents key data that show the continuing educational inequities and opportunity gaps for students of color and low-income students and highlights promising practices that many colleges are taking to advance success for students of all backgrounds.
Considers the degree to which events that intensify partying increase sexual assault. Estimates are based on panel data from campus and local law-enforcement agencies and an identification strategy that exploits plausibly random variation in the timing of Division 1 football games. The estimates indicate that these events increase daily reports of rape with 17-24 year old victims by 28 percent.
Explores the experiences of community college students in the areas of assessment, placement, and developmental education. The report critically examines the "broken state" of developmental education and the implications it has on the academic outcomes of underprepared students.