Social-Emotional Learning Has Long-Lasting Positive Effects on Students

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According to this report published in Child Development, young people who took part in Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) interventions performed better than non-participants "on a variety of indicators — including academic performance, social skills, and avoiding negative behaviors like drug use."

The study also suggests that in addition to immediate effects on behaviour, SEL programs may have long-term preventative benefits.

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