SEL Fact of the Week, 10/3

55% of students believe “Teachers care about me as an individual.” These students are also…

  • 5 times more likely to think that what they learn in school is preparing them for their futures
  • 3 times more likely to say they put forth their best effort in school
  • 3 times more likely to feel they push themselves to do better academically
  • 3 times more likely to report that they work hard to reach their goals
  • 3 times more likely to believe they can make a difference in this world

…than those who do not agree that their teachers care about them as individuals.

My Voice student survey incorporates data from more than one million students and student focus groups, as well as field observations and interviews spanning three decades and several countries. – Russell Quaglia/Michael Corso

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