Social and emotional learning especially important for students during pandemic - YPL

January 12, 2022 The 74

Social and emotional learning has become very important for schools as students adjust to the many changes they have had to endure during the pandemic. According to Robin Jacob, co-director of the Youth Policy Lab, Detroit students were experiencing high levels of need around mental health before COVID-19, and "given the disproportionate impact of the pandemic on communities of color, the need for mental health support for Detroit students is even greater now."