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Middle and high school years are a critical time for developing social-emotional skills. Secondary students agree and say SEL should be part of their education.
Congressional leaders drafted a new SEL budget, including funds for professional development, continued research, increased mental health presence, and support for community schools.
Our award-winning Second Step social-emotional learning programs for Early Learning through Grade 8 are research based, teacher informed, classroom tested, and the most widely used SEL program in the United States.