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- SponsorThis content is provided by our sponsor. It is not written by and does not necessarily reflect the views of Education Week's editorial staff.As educators and leaders consider how SEL fits into their reopening and back-to-school plans, it must go beyond an SEL curriculum. SEL is part of who we are as educators and students, as well asSponsorThis content is provided by our sponsor. It is not written by and does not necessarily reflect the views of Education Week's editorial staff.Students’ social-emotional well-being matters. The positive and negative emotions students feel are essential characteristics of their psychology, indicators of their well-being, and mediators of their success in school and life. Supportive relationships with peers, schoolSponsorThis content is provided by our sponsor. It is not written by and does not necessarily reflect the views of Education Week's editorial staff.Quiz Yourself: How well do you know the American Rescue Plan?Learn what the experts say about growing student engagement and accelerating learning during this unprecedented time.Student Well-Being 'Growth Mindset' Linked to Higher Test Scores, Student Well-Being in Global StudyThe first global study of "growth mindset" found both academic benefits and better well-being among students who think intelligence is not fixed.Student Well-Being Webinar Making Connections on Student Mental Health in the PandemicThe pandemic has made it more challenging for students who are struggling with mental health needs to find support at school—even when adults know they exist. A new nationally representative survey conducted by the EdWeekStudent Well-Being Opinion Why Venting When You Have Problems Feels Good—and Why It Doesn’t WorkWhen you keep talking about what’s bothering you, it keeps the negative emotions alive. Here’s what research says to do instead.Student Well-Being What the Research Says How Does Sending a Child to School Change a Family's Risk of COVID-19?In-person schooling that doesn't lead to outbreaks can still raise the risk of kids bringing the virus home, especially in poor families.Student Well-Being Teens Are Starting to Get Vaccinated. That's a Big Deal for SchoolsEducators are now encouraging their oldest students to get the vaccine, with the hope that it will help normalize school operations.Student Well-Being Children as Young as 12 May Soon Be Able to Get VaccinatedThe Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine is safe and effective for 12- to 15-year-olds, and that age group could be vaccinated before next school year.Student Well-Being Opinion How Can Students and Educators Make Sense of a Year of Loss?Spiritual traditions offer tools for facing the past and shaping a better future, writes a scholar of religion.Student Well-Being Video ‘I Felt Like I Was in a Hole’: How One Student Managed the Stress of COVID-19A Navajo student describes how he experienced the stress and anxiety when his school shut down last year.