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Social Rejection Can Hinder Students' Success in School

Studies suggest that compared to their peers, kids who are outcasts are more likely to fail at school. Illinois state law mandates that every school evaluate the social and emotional development of students. Now, thanks to new research out of Rush University, identifying kids at risk for social rejection just got a little easier. Dr. Clark McKown is the research director at Rush Neurobehavioral Center in Skokie. He recently talked with my co-host Richard Steele about three key factors that can lead to social rejection.

Social-Emotional Learning Skill, Self-Regulation, and Social Competence in Typically Developing and Clinic-Referred Children [pdf]

Music Button: Saxon Shore, "Small Steps", from the CD It Doesn't Matter, (Broken Factory)

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