2011 Meta-Analysis provides empirical evidence of the value of SEL

This research published in 2011 presents findings from a meta-analysis of 213 school-based, universal social and emotional learning programs involving 270,034 kindergarten through high school students. The study demonstrates the significant positive impact social and emotional learning has on behavior and academic performance. The 2011 meta-analysis, published in the peer-reviewed journal Child Development, can be viewed here.

2017 meta-analysis of follow-up effects of SEL (New research study)

This new major research study provides new evidence of the value of SEL programming for youth. The 2017 study can be viewed here.