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Wednesday, November 02, 2016

Committee for Children, Leigh Steinberg And Anti-Bullying Experts H.E.A.R. Launch National Coalition To Combat Bullying In Schools

Committee for Children along with famed sports agent Leigh Steinberg, and H.E.A.R founder, Jimmy Shafe are joining with bullying prevention expert Dr. Susan Swearer to form Project HEAR Us Foundation to "go beyond awareness" by enlisting high school athletes, artists and other student leaders as instructors of research-based anti-bullying solutions.

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Committee for Children Honored by The Children’s Trust

The Children's Trust honored Committee for Children with the Partnership Award at their annual "A View from All Sides" Parenting Education and Support Conference in Boston. 

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Committee for Children and The Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning to Host Congressional Briefing

The Importance of Employability Skills: How and Why Educators Should Teach These Skills

MEDIA ALERT: Committee for Children and CASEL will be discussing the importance of employability skills with Congress during a briefing in Washington D.C. on September 14.

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Georgia Division of Family and Children Services—Office of Prevention and Family Support Increases Focus on Committee for Children’s Second Step Social-Emotional Learning Program

Over $500,000 in grants awarded

The Georgia Division of Family and Children Services (DFCS)—Office of Prevention and Family Support (OPFS) recently awarded over $500,000 dollars in grants to schools throughout the state looking to implement Committee for Children’s Second Step program.

Thursday, May 26, 2016

Get Your Mind Ready With Mind Yeti

Committee for Children's newest innovation is here! Mind Yeti is a mobile responsive web app that delivers mindfulness activities to help kids and their adults settle the hubbub.

Monday, April 18, 2016

Generals, Business Executives, and Educators Agree: Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) is Key to Success for All Kids, According to New Committee for Children E-Book

Diverse Perspectives and Cutting-Edge SEL Solutions from a Plethora of Powerhouse Leaders

Can social-emotional learning help children succeed in school, the workplace, and life? We at Committee for Children think so, but we’re not the only ones. We gathered a dynamic and diverse group of leaders together to share their thoughts on how social-emotional learning can enhance and enrich the lives of children around the globe. 

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Committee for Children Applauds Governor Inslee's Signing of HB 2597

New legislation allows schools to add sexual abuse in plans to keep children safe

Legislation promoted by Committee for Children requiring that school districts factor in sexual abuse when planning to help students in emotional distress has been signed by Governor Jay Inslee.

Wednesday, March 02, 2016

Committee for Children Applauds Passage of HB 2597

New legislation expands schools' plans for handling emotional or behavioral distress in children

Legislation promoted by Committee for Children requiring that school districts factor in sexual abuse when planning to help students in emotional distress is on its way to Governor Jay Inslee’s desk for signature following a unanimous vote of support today in the Senate.

Friday, December 11, 2015

Committee for Children Applauds New Every Student Succeeds Act

Committee for Children (CFC), the global nonprofit dedicated to fostering the safety and well-being of children through education and advocacy, today hailed the passage of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) which includes language that supports the social and emotional competencies of students throughout the nation, with a strong emphasis on evidence-based practice in schools.

Thursday, June 04, 2015

Second Step Social-Emotional Program Chosen for Prestigious CASEL “SELect” List

The Collaborative for Academic, Social and Emotional Learning (CASEL) released yesterday its 2015 CASEL Guide: Effective Social and Emotional Learning Programs - Middle and High School Edition. Programs listed in the long-anticipated Guide must meet stringent requirements for research, design, and implementation potential. Committee for Children's Second Step: Student Success Through Prevention, a social-emotional learning (SEL) curriculum for students in grades 6 - 8, is one of only six middle school programs to earn a spot on the 2015 CASEL Guide's “SELect” list.
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