Climate for same-sex marriage changes Two states have legalized gay marriage in as many weeks. A number of states are considering giving more legal protections to lesbian and gay couples. But heterosexual marriage supporters say they will continue to fight against what they see as an unacceptable attack on the institution. Meanwhile, others see opportunities to recognize both sides' concerns.9:06 a.m.
Dale Carpenter: professor of law at the University of Minnesota School of Law.
David Blankenhorn: founder and president of the Institute for American Values.
Teaching social skills in the classroom School curricula has traditionally been reserved for the teaching of cognitive skills, while social skills develop in the hallways and the schoolyard. Now some educators say social and emotional knowledge can be taught in a classroom setting, and that the benefits can be seen in better attendance and improved test scores.10:06 a.m.
Mary Utne O'Brien: research professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago and executive director of the Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning.
Marc Brackett: deputy director of Yale University's Health, Emotion and Behavior Laboratory.