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Kids who suffer hunger in first years lag behind their peers in school, especially in social and emotional skills, a recent study finds. By Rhitu Chatterjee (@RhituC).

Teacher-prep slow to embrace social-emotional learning, despite many schools teaching these skills to students. Written

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Suspending Students Costs Billions in Economic Losses: An Edweek article connecting suspensions and lower graduation rates to higher taxpayer costs. By Francisco Vara-Orta (@fvaraorta).

5 Reasons to Invest in the Social and Emotional Development of Students include that social and emotional learning

What a nice holiday gift - our ASCD Express article, "A Relational Bank Account That Pays Dividends", was selected to be featured in the ASCD "Best of 2016". We are honored to be featured in this prestigious list, and thank ASCD for the opportunity to share our approach to teaching

The Delaware County Daily Times ran another great piece about our SUPR Teacher program at the Upper Darby School District, titled “Good Feedback on Teacher-Student Relations Program in Upper Darby”.

The piece is based on a progress report that we presented to the Upper Darby School District Board of Directors on

ASCD Express, which goes out to 165,000 education professionals, published an article I wrote together with Chris Pugliese, titled "A Relational Bank Account That Pays Dividends".

Chris is the director of pupil services for the Upper Darby school district in PA, and has been a phenomenal partner, advocate, and role model

A teacher we worked with asked: "What do I do when a student is out of his chair, and does not respond to my respectful redirections? Should I start threatening with punishments, since the student is being so disobedient?"

This is an important question to consider, given the importance of maintaining