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Experience Corps Social-Emotional Learning Evaluation

Social-Emotional Learning Evaluation:  Download this new Experience Corps report to learn about positive social-emotional outcomes experienced by students and volunteers.

AARP Foundation Experience Corps is an evidence-based intervention, as concluded by independent research studies. Our model has three beneficiaries: students, schools and volunteers - a triple win.

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Compelling Findings

Findings from the Experience Corps Social-Emotional Learning Evaluation were compelling: statistically significant improvements were observed on the Devereux Student Strengths Assessment Composite and on all eight social-emotional subscales during the 2018-19 school year. The strongest positive changes in subscale results were observed in personal responsibility, relationship skills, and decision making. Download the executive summary

Full Report

With support from the Corporation for National and Community Service, AARP Foundation engaged Abt Associates to conduct a pilot evaluation of social-emotional learning outcomes in two Experience Corps local programs during the 2018–19 school year.

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