National Commission Resources

Find key resources on integrating social, emotional, and academic development in preK-12 education including case studies that illustrate how districts, schools, and educators are going about this work, research briefs articulating the scientific support behind social, emotional, and academic development, presentations and information from Commission meetings, and more.

On January 15, 2019, the Commission released its final report and accompanying recommendations.

Drawing on input from more than 200 scientists, youth and parent groups, educators, and policymakers, the Commission’s final report, “From a Nation at Risk to a Nation at Hope,” seeks to accelerate and strengthen efforts to support the whole learner in local communities through recommendations for researchers, educators, and policymakers.


The Commission sunsets on March 15, 2019. After that time, please contact for Commission-related inquiries or comments.

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