Social Emotional Learning in High School: How Three Urban High Schools Engage, Educate, and Empower Youth (2014)
Hamedani, M. G. & Darling-Hammond, L. (2014). Social Emotional Learning in High School: How Three Urban High Schools Engage, Educate, and Empower Youth. Palo Alto: Stanford Center for Opportunity Policy in Education (SCOPE).
This brief summarizes three case studies, a cross-case report, a research brief, and a technical report about the experience of high schools in Boston, New York City, and San Antonio. Among the key findings: (1) schools focused on SEL provide students with key psychological resources they need to thrive in school; (2) leveraging a whole-school approach to SEL supports students’ social, emotional, and academic needs. To see the full series and related work, please visit http://edpolicy.stanford.edu/publications/pubs/1310.