The Impact of Enhancing Students’ Social and Emotional Learning: A Meta_analysis of School-based Universal Interventions

This meta-analysis of 213 studies reviewed the impact of social-emotional skills programs. Of these studies, 27 comparison group studies examined high school programs. Programs aim to promote a wide array of skills including social skills, self-esteem, empathy, problem solving, conflict resolution, coping, and stress reduction. Results indicated that social-emotional learning (SEL) programs are successful at all educational levels (elementary, middle, and high school) and in urban, suburban, and rural schools.
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