Conducting Local SEL Research

Resources showing how district teams have collected data internally to inform planning.

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The Effects of Program Implementation and Longevity

This research brief from the Austin ISD Department of Research and Evaluation examines the question -- Do outcomes associated with SEL programming improve with time? Is there a difference in outcomes between schools that have been implementing for 4+ years compared with schools that are newer to SEL?

SOURCE: Austin Independent School District

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The CASEL Assessment Guide

The Assessment Guide provides several resources for practitioners to select and use measures of student SEL, including guidance on how to select an assessment and use student SEL data, a catalog of SEL assessments equipped with filters and bookmarking, and real-world accounts of how practitioners are using SEL assessments.

SOURCE: CASEL

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Current Universal SEL Practices in Minneapolis Public Schools

Matrix of ways SEL was already present in Minneapolis Public Schools before the design and rollout of a comprehensive SEL plan.

SOURCE: Minneapolis Public Schools

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Mapping the Current State of SEL

As part of their preparation for building a comprehensive SEL framework, Minneapolis reviewed places where SEL was already present in the district through climate and engagement strategies, embedding SEL with instruction, direct SEL instruction, professional development, and assessment.

SOURCE: Minneapolis Public Schools

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SEL School Cohort Recruitment Presentation

Slides from a presentation at a principal meeting in Minneapolis, inviting schools to apply to be part of an initial cohort of schools to implement schoolwide SEL and co-create the district's comprehensive SEL strategic plan.

SOURCE: Minneapolis Public Schools

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Reducing Disproportionate Discipline Referrals with Positive School Wide Engagement Plans

Minneapolis Public Schools conducted a review of SEL-related strategies within schools' Positive Schoolwide Engagement Plans, which is a requirement of all schools that is part of the district's agreement with the Office of Civil Rights to reduce racial disproportionality in school discipline.

SOURCE: Minneapolis Public Schools

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SEL Brief with Impact Data and District Plan Summary

This 2 page brief from Austin defines SEL, shares evidence supporting SEL, and describe the impact it has had on Austin schools.

SOURCE: Austin Independent School District

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MeasuringSEL: Use Data

From CASEL's Measuring SEL practitioner resources, this page provides details and examples of how districts have used SEL data from formative or summative assessment for continuous improvement.

SOURCE: CASEL

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Debriefing Conditions for Learning Survey Results, with Culture and Classroom Practice

Presentation to help analyze the results of the Conditions for Learning Survey, use it to identify areas for growth, and provide resources and ideas for improvement.

SOURCE: AIR

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Learning from Outcome Data

Recommendations for organizing data, identifying trends, and making data-informed adaptations to practice.

SOURCE: CASEL

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