Committee for Children Blog
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2018 Midterm Election Lesson: Adults Should Model Social-Emotional Skills

Over the past couple of years, America’s children have seen adults doing things that social-emotional programs specifically teach them NOT to do: bullying, ridiculing, and threatening. Committee for Children’s executive director suggests how adults should practice social-emotional skills.… Read More


exclusionary discipline, SEL, social emotional learning, legislation, trends, analysis
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Exclusionary Discipline in Schools

One of our priorities at Committee for Children is working to ensure that lawmakers are supporting the work that teachers and principals are doing in schools. Through bill-tracking, our Policy & Advocacy team has noticed that lawmakers were seeing a connection between SEL and school discipline reform, and we thought it would be beneficial to analyze the state-level legislative landscape for trends in this area.
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CASEL, social emotional learning, SEL, bullying prevention, child safety, policy and advocacy
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Joan Cole Duffell Recognized with Prestigious CASEL Award

The prestigious Mary Utne O’Brien Award is presented annually by the Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL) — and this year, we are so proud to announce that our own Executive Director, Joan Cole Duffell is its recipient. … Read More