The Key To A Better Future For Students May Be Social-Emotional Growth, Not Standardized Test Scores

A study from the University of Chicago Consortium of School Research looked at how high school climate and organizational context affect student development and achievement in both the short and long run.

They found that their measure of school climate was a better predictor of school effectiveness than other measures such as test scores.

In sum, the study concluded that “when schools foster Social Emotional Development (SED), students are more likely to thrive in high school and beyond.”

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