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Date of Award


Culminating Project Type

Starred Paper



Degree Name

Special Education: M.S.


Special Education


School of Education

First Advisor

Bradley Kaffar

Second Advisor

Marc Markell

Third Advisor

Martin M. Lo

Creative Commons License

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 4.0 License.

Keywords and Subject Headings

Social Emotional Learning, Special Education, Inclusion


Social Emotional Learning is important for student success academically and socially. Unfortunately, teacher burnout is at an all time high, there has been an increase in student bullying and victimization, students are experiencing stress, and exhibiting negative behaviors. Positive relationships between students and teachers are critical for students to achieve academic and social success. The purpose of this research review was to examine the effects Social Emotional Learning has on inclusion, bullying and behaviors, and student and teacher mental health in the general and education settings.



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