SEL in the News


See also ongoing coverage about SEL in:


October 22, 2016
Standard-Times (New Bedford)
“Teachers to HayMac students: ‘I believe in you'”

September 23, 2016
Worcester Telegram
Guest Op-Ed from the exSEL Coalition: “Mental Health Issues in Classrooms”

August 31, 2016
National Public Radio
“Mental Health in Schools: A Hidden Crisis Affecting Millions of Students” (See also the digital app, A Silent Epidemic.)

August 18, 2016
Boston Globe
“In efforts against bullying, some school districts stand out”

August 2, 2016
“6 Things Science Says Kids Need to Succeed in Education and Business”

July 28, 2016
Huffington Post
“Stress Is Contagious, And Kids Are Catching It At The Expense Of Their Developing Brains”

July 25, 2016
U.S. News & World Report
“Plan to Tackle High School Stress, Now”

July 20, 2016
“Want to Beat Robots? Be Human!”

June 22, 2016
New York Times
“Today’s Students May Be Emotionally Unprepared”

May 17, 2016
Boston Globe
“Schools struggle to cope with rising mental health needs”

May 4, 2016
New York Times
“To Help Students Learn, Engage the Emotions”

April 26, 2016
Fall River Herald News
“Fall River Supt. Mayo-Brown helps put focus on social emotional learning before state ed. board”

April 14, 2016
Washington Post
“Why we must stop saying ‘boys will be boys’”

April 13, 2016
“Schools are finally teaching what kids need to be successful in life”

April 1, 2016
Huffington Post
“Why Don’t Students Take Social-Emotional Learning Home?”

March 29, 2016
“I go to a competitive high school in suburbia. The stress is killing me.”

March 2, 2016
The Atlantic
“When Social and Emotional Learning is Key to College Success”

February 29, 2016
Washington Post
“Top 10 skills middle school students need to thrive, and how parents can help”

February 29, 2016
New York Times
“Testing for Joy and Grit? Schools Nationwide Push to Measure Students’ Emotional Skills”

January 5, 2016
Boston Globe
“In Mass. schools, a focus on well-being”

December 3, 2015
Boston Globe
“Newton forum tries to put brakes on college application pressure”

December 1, 2015
“Going Through the Emotions: How Emotional Intelligence Skills Can Boost Business Results”

November 20, 2015
Guest Commentary: “In Social Emotional Learning, Massachusetts Should Step Up”

November 14, 2015
New York Times
“Teaching Peace in Elementary School”

November 4, 2015
Bay State Banner
“Boston Public Schools Hires Social-Emotional Learning Expert”

May 13, 2015
City Line, WCVB Channel 5
Social-Emotional Learning: Discussion with John Dacey of Boston College and David Harris of Teachers 21.

December 4, 2014
New York Times
“Playing Nicely with Others: Why Schools Teach Social Emotional Learning”

April 21, 2014
Fast Company
“Why Emotional Intelligence is More Important to Hiring Than You Think”