Summary: This article talks about SEL implementation in the Metro Nashville schools and how the district has worked with parents and teachers to show the benefits of SEL programs.
Source: Amelia Harper, Education DIVE, February 7, 2018
Description: "SEL is gaining traction in school districts across the county despite some practical and philosophical opposition. As more research is presented about the benefits of SEL and the development of emotional intelligence, more people are beginning to feel that SEL works. Often opposition comes when the initiative is brought in too quickly, without adequate explanations and input from school stakeholders. However, by working with parents and teachers up front, many of these opponents can be converted into proponents of the process."
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