Initiative Description: 32 SEL lessons of 45 minutes each during advisory for two school years with a focus on learning anxiety with topics like emotion management, self-awareness, setting goals, and establishing positive relationships
Study Results: Resulted in decreased learning anxiety and decreased drop out rates.
Reference: Wang, H., Chu, J., Loyalka, P., Xin, T., Shi, Y., Qu, Q., & Yang, C. (2016). Can social–emotional learning reduce school dropout in developing countries? Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 35(4), 818-847. doi:10.1002/pam.21916
Level of Evidence: Very Good