SEL or Character Development are a non-codified policy in Michigan. In other words, social emotional learning or character education are not addressed in state statutes, but are addressed in non-codified policy.
Early Childhood to Grade 12 Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) Competencies and Indicators
This non-codified policy addresses social emotional learning competencies and indicators.
Multi-tiered Positive Behavior Supports are encouraged by law in Michigan. In other words, the implementation of school-wide positive behavioral supports or tiered frameworks in Michigan school districts is encouraged, but not required.
Michigan Compiled Laws 388.1631
This statute declares that in order to receive certain funding, all grades K through 12 must receive a multi-tiered system of supports that is an evidence-based framework and that uses data-driven problem solving to integrate academic and behavioral instruction. It must also provide:
selection and implementation of instruction, interventions, and supports,
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