A team of 13 educators will lead the development of social and emotional learning guidelines.
They cite innovative work measuring high school readiness and learning mindsets.
Often overlooked, these out-of-school programs can play a key role in providing the kinds of relationships, supports and opportunities that are essential to social-emotional learning.
Paul Tough discusses the highlights of his new book, "Helping Children Succeed."
Researchers criticize CORE districts' use of student surveys of their social-emotional skills.
Districts will develop middle school students' soft skills, such as perseverance.
Moving from elementary to middle school causes a substantial drop in test scores.