The review shows, for example, that an average student enrolled in a social and emotional learning program ranks at least 10 percentile points higher on achievement tests than students who do not participate in such programs.
Source: "No Emotion Left Behind." New York Times. August 16, 2005. Available at http://www.nytimes.com/2005/08/16/opinion/16shriver.html?pagewanted=prin... Timothy P. Shriver is the chairman of the Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning and of the Special Olympics Roger P. Weissberg is a professor of psychology and education at the University of Illinois at Chicago and president of the collaborative Verified 04/18/14.