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In the same way that assessment is important for understanding students'
academic learning, it is also important for understanding students'
social and emotional learning. A well-designed SEL program includes not
only evidence-based curricula and instruction (along with support for
teachers), but also clear goals and benchmarks (i.e., standards), and
tools for universal and targeted screening and progress monitoring.