California’s CORE districts joined forces to bolster social-emotional development, but a study of 400,000 kids reveals gaps in learning & a confidence crisis among middle school girls
As they progress through school, students are getting better at believing they can master challenging subjects, but they are getting worse at managing their behavior and empathizing with others. Those are highlights of a recent study of nearly 400,000 California students in some of the state’s largest school districts, which have collaborated over the past...
By Kate Stringer | June 12, 2018
Character Day 2016: LA schools celebrate good character and join worldwide events
Schools throughout the LA Unified school district joined more than 90,000 groups worldwide on Thursday to celebrate Character Day and talk about how to develop character strengths. Although it’s impossible to tell exactly how many classrooms dealt with Character Day activities, Susan Ward Roncalli of the district’s Social Emotional Learning division said she was busy traveling...
By Mike Szymanski | September 23, 2016