"The town’s schools will be partnering with William James College to further their “social-emotional” learning efforts.
Assistant Superintendent Peter Light said the partnership - which will offer graduate-level instruction to the Oak Street Elementary School’s faculty and administration through a pilot program - will take place over the course of the 2017-2018 school year.
In recent years, the local district has adopted social-emotional learning practices, which take a “whole-child” approach to education.
“What we see more and more is that we have to have high-quality, standards-based instruction, but equally important is the kids’ readiness to receive that instruction,” Light said.'
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