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For every dollar schools spend on six common social-emotional learning programs, those interventions return an average $11 worth of benefits. That’s the finding of “The Economic Value of Social and Emotional Learning,” a study released this week by the Center for Benefit-Cost Studies of Education at Columbia University’s Teachers College. To arrive at their conclusions, researchers analyzed existing evaluations of six prominent social-emotional learning interventions, which are described in this graphic I pulled from the report.

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