Professional Development

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Partnerships between schools and out-of-school time (OST) programs are an integral facet to supporting youth development, especially due to the high potential to accelerate children's social and emotional development.

A new report by the RAND Corporation is the most comprehensive study of social and emotional learning implementation to date.