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From Response to Reopening: State Efforts to Elevate Social and Emotional Learning During the Pandemic   [open pdf - 0B]

From the Executive Summary: "Schools have drastically changed the way that staff, students, families, and communities engage with one another due to the COVID-19 [coronavirus disease 2019] pandemic. Schools quickly moved to distance learning and the ways academic, social, and emotional teaching and learning is delivered in an equitable way. [...] The purpose of this brief is to learn from what has been accomplished to inform re-entry plans moving forward.3 In our analysis of all 50 states' COVID-19 response plans, we found that 38 states make reference to SEL [social emotional learning] or student well-being. States varied in their approaches to incorporating SEL within their COVID-19 response plans, including providing a clear definition of SEL (and distinguishing it from mental health), and disseminating concrete SEL strategies. As states continue to update and modify their approach as the school year comes to a close, repositioning plans as they move into the summer and next school year, this analysis provides the opportunity for states to leverage learning from other states as they plan."

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2020
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2020 Committee for Children
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