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NEIGHBORLY ADVICE—The recent documentary Won’t You Be My Neighbor? looked at Fred Rogers and his pioneering work in children’s television. He created an experience in which young children could explore their emotions and develop self-awareness, both tenets of social-emotional learning.

The recent success of Won’t You Be My Neighbor?, the documentary about Fred Rogers and his groundbreaking children’s television program, Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood, has educators returning to the program’s social-emotional lessons.

CASEL offers tools that provide guidance and support for districts and schools to implement high-quality, evidence-based SEL.

A report by the nonprofit Advocates for Children of New York found that English language learners were underrepresented in New York City CTE programs. At-risk students who complete these programs have a higher chance of graduating. Here's what the report found for the 2016-17 school year.

Extra supports help embed language instruction into CTE programs, closing what some educators see as an “opportunity gap” faced by students learning English. And student participation in hands-on projects can help accelerate language acquisition.

Source: The fifth annual survey of K12 teachers by SheerID and Agile Education Marketing

On average, teachers spent $652 of their own money on classroom supplies, instructional materials and PD in 2018, according to the fifth annual survey of K12 teachers by SheerID and Agile Education Marketing. That marks a 39 percent increase from last year.

Betsy Hanger, an instructor with the nonprofit Mindful Schools, describes what mindfulness looks like as elementary students age.

New York’s first bee team has provided students with multiple learning opportunities—from the basics of beekeeping and the physics of the waggle dance to the math behind hive construction.

FINDING INNER PEACE—Students in summer school at McKinley-Brighton Elementary in Syracuse, New York, practice mindfulness and yoga for 30 minutes every day.

But this only works if students practice mindfulness daily, and they do during summer school at a Syracuse, New York, elementary. Schools can change a punitive culture by training teachers to practice mindfulness and meditation, too.

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Here are seven more strategies from the National Association of School Psychologists for dealing with counseling shortages.

The percentage of kindergartners in West Valley School District #208 ready for math compared to kindergartners in Washington state.

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