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SEL Works Best When Everyone’s on Board

Like many districts across the nation, Atlanta Public Schools plans to help kids achieve more by giving them a solid social-emotional start, using the program as a foundation. The district plans to spend more than $1 million to embed SEL in its schools.
Read about their plan

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A Deeper Dive into SEL

Check out our research page of statistics, Second Step studies and outcomes, industry research compilations, and white papers on topics such as how SEL improves early learning, helps close the achievement gap, develops self-regulation skills, and helps prevent bullying. We also just translated one of our popular white papers into Spanish.
Read our research

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Second Step Suite Supports Restorative Practices

Schools often tell us how they like that our products fit so nicely with other programs, such as Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS). Another program our Second Step Suite aligns with is the SaferSanerSchools™ Whole-School Change Program from the International Institute for Restorative Practices (IIRP).
See how the programs align (PDF)


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