2016–17 Report to the CommunityThe drive for greater program impact is at the heart of everything we do at Committee for Children. In the past year, we’ve seen that national and international interest in social-emotional learning has never been greater, and the future for our work has never been so bright. Take a look at some of the accomplishments we’ve made in our 2016–17 fiscal year. Review the full 2016–17 Report to the Community Around the Globe Through international partnerships we’re expanding our mission reach. Over 30,000 Australian students now receive Second Step lessons. Learn More Our Innovation Lab Launched in May 2016, Mind Yeti’s research-based mindfulness app is helping half a million children calm down and focus through fun and engaging audio sessions. Discover Our Innovative Work Success in Action: PEDALS Head Start Success 9 out of 10 educators in the PEDALS project (Positive Emotional Development and Learning Skills) say that Second Step improved social-emotional development among students. A significant decrease in the number of children with self-control issues was seen with use of the program. Decrease in the number of children who had social-emotional needs after 1 year of the Second Step curriculum. Read the Full Story Finally, we’d like to say thank you to the community of educators, administrators, policymakers, and parents who make our mission a reality and who help us help children become not just better students, but better people every day. Thank you.