It’s time we listened to Melania

the one person in the executive branch who is almost guaranteed not to be fired and is, at the same time, most able to speak independently about what matters in the country: Melania Trump.

It’s time we listened to Melania.

.. Social and emotional learning is an idea whose time has come. It builds from neuroscience that reveals that our brains are both malleable and dependent on the strength of our relationships.

.. In one study, social and emotional learning programs were shown to reduce behavior problems and increase test scores. In another, they were shown to improve physical and mental health outcomes — and with gains that persist up to 18 years.

.. a focus on integrating social and emotional learning resulted in a steep drop in discipline problems as well as an improvement in test scores.