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Examples of school-board approved policies and resources as well as material to strengthen school board support for SEL.

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Literature Review of the Benefits and Strategies for SEL Implementation

Minneapolis Public Schools produced this highly accessible literature review to support their list of school level and district level recommendations for SEL implementation.

SOURCE: Minneapolis Public Schools

TAGS school board reading lists - staff research brief district SEL expertise building buy-in for SEL

Integrating Social-Emotional Learning into State and District Policies

Powerpoint and webinar covering how districts have incorporated SEL through curriculum and standards.

SOURCE: AIR

TAGS school board SEL standards board policies integrate with district priorities SEL leadership

Sacramento SEL Board Training

Sacramento's presentation to the Board, sharing evidence of effectiveness of SEL implementation at pilot sites.

SOURCE: Sacramento City Unified School District

TAGS school board budgeting videos fundraising SEL overview implementation plan college and career readiness professional learning integrate with district priorities district SEL expertise

Encouraging Social and Emotional Learning: Next Steps for States

This brief from the Learning Policy Institute provides recommendations for how state agencies can measure and promote SEL in their accountability and continuous improvement plans.

SOURCE: Learning Policy Institute

TAGS school board board policies research brief assessment continuous improvement integrate with district priorities

Social and Emotional Skills for Life and Career: Policy Levers that Focus on the Whole Child

This Policy Snapshot identifies 4 main categories of state and district policy considerations for integrating SEL and preparing teachers and administrators to focus on the whole child.

SOURCE: AIR

TAGS school board SEL standards board policies research brief culture and climate integrate with district priorities SEL leadership

Chicago Public Schools Student Code of Conduct

Chicago's Student Code of Conduct was revised to place a greater emphasis on restorative practices, reduce the length of suspensions, eliminate suspension as an option for low-level behaviors and PreK-2nd grade students, and adjust terms to reduce racial bias and subjectivity.

SOURCE: Chicago Public Schools

TAGS bullying prevention alternatives to suspension school board board policies restorative practices PK-12 student discipline integrate with district priorities

Chicago Public Schools Student Code of Conduct Revisions, 2014

Presentation for the Chicago BOE summarizing the context, stakeholder engagement, and professional development plan surrounding the changes to the Student Code of Conduct.

SOURCE: Chicago Public Schools

TAGS classroom management alternatives to suspension school board anti-bias board policies SEL coaching for staff equity restorative practices continuous improvement PK-12 student discipline professional learning planning SEL leadership

RFP for SEL Curriculum for High School

Atlanta's full Request for Proposals for High School SEL programs with sample ad, timeline, and scope of work.

SOURCE: Atlanta Public Schools

TAGS contracting school board SEL partnerships human and financial resource alignment evidence-based programs

RFP for Social and Emotional Learning Programs

Nashville's full Request for Proposals for SEL programs, including scope of services and criteria for selection.

SOURCE: Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools

TAGS contracting school board SEL partnerships human and financial resource alignment evidence-based programs

Oakland School Board Policy on SEL

Policy stating that SEL underlies all district priorities in Oakland, and intent to implement SEL standards, change the mission statement, provide PD, adopt curricula, and measure SEL growth.

SOURCE: Oakland Unified School District

TAGS school board SEL standards board policies assessment college and career readiness culture and climate professional learning integrate with district priorities SEL leadership

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