Committee for Children Blog
exclusionary discipline, SEL, social emotional learning, legislation, trends, analysis

Exclusionary Discipline in Schools

What State Legislatures Are Doing to Reform School Discipline

At Committee for Children, our Policy and Advocacy team works with lawmakers and stakeholders from around the country to support laws and policies that promote children’s well-being. In this capacity, one of our priorities is to ensure that lawm… Read More


SEL, social emotional learning, workforce readiness, employability skills

The Growing Link Between SEL and Employability Skills

Connecting employers and educators to raise SEL as a part of workforce preparedness.

Social-emotional skills have become a necessity in the 21st-century workplace. See how Committee for Children is working to connect employers and educators to raise SEL as a part of workforce preparedness.
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funding, SEL, social emotional learning, grants, omnibus bull, Title IV-A

How the New Funding Bill Affects SEL in Schools

News and Resources for SEL Funding

The omnibus spending bill provides $1.1 billion in funding for fiscal year 2018 for the Student Support and Academic Enrichment Grant (SSAEG) program, which is Title IV-A of the ESSA. These funds can be used to purchase social-emotional learning (SEL) materials, including our SEL curriculum, the Second Step Program. Learn more.… Read More