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Second Step Social-Emotional Program Chosen for Prestigious CASEL "SELect" List
June 04, 2015 13:16 ET | Committee for Children
SEATTLE, June 4, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Collaborative for Academic, Social and Emotional Learning (CASEL) released yesterday its 2015 CASEL Guide: Effective Social and Emotional Learning...
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Committee for Children Names Alex Cury as Director of International Business
May 18, 2015 20:03 ET | Committee for Children
SEATTLE, May 18, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Committee for Children announced today that Alex Cury, who recently directed international business development and operations for such corporations as...
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Second Step Program Reduces Bullying by Students with Disabilities, University of Illinois Study Finds
April 01, 2015 14:27 ET | Committee for Children
SEATTLE, April 1, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A study just published by the journal Remedial and Special Education reveals that bullying by students with disabilities decreased by 20 percent over a...
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Children Are the Safest They've Been in 25 Years, Says Committee for Children
March 31, 2015 14:24 ET | Committee for Children
SEATTLE, Wash., March 31, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- April is Child Abuse Prevention Month, and according to Committee for Children, a leader in the child abuse prevention field, a recent review of...
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Sen. Litzow and Rep. Senn Back Bipartisan Bill for WA Social-Emotional Learning Standards
January 28, 2015 12:57 ET | Committee for Children
OLYMPIA, Wash., Jan. 28, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A bipartisan bill recommending statewide standards for social-emotional learning (SEL) was introduced to the WA State Legislature today. HB 1760/SB...
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New Program Helps Protect Kids from Sexual Abuse
December 11, 2014 12:34 ET | Committee for Children
SEATTLE, Dec. 11, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Every adult in a child's life has the responsibility to make sure they wear a seatbelt and avoid playing with matches and guns. And that responsibility...
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Kirkwood Elementary Finds Solutions to Pressing Problems
November 24, 2014 14:35 ET | Committee for Children
TOPPENISH, Wash., Nov. 24, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Positive Behavior Intervention Support (PBIS) team at Kirkwood Elementary recently took a hard look at the school's needs: achievement gaps in...
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Experts Help Parents Make Caring Common
November 21, 2014 10:33 ET | Committee for Children
SEATTLE, Nov. 21, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Research in human development clearly shows that the seeds of empathy, caring, and compassion are present from early in life. But to become caring, ethical...
Best Prevention for Child Sexual Abuse Is Open Communication
November 05, 2014 14:27 ET | Committee for Children
SEATTLE, Nov. 5, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The statistics are hard to believe. An estimated one in four girls and one in six boys is sexually abused before the age of 18*. "Child sexual abuse is...
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Committee for Children Sponsors Points of Light Civic Accelerator
July 15, 2014 22:59 ET | Committee for Children
SEATTLE, July 15, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Committee for Children (CFC), the nation's leading non-profit provider of social-emotional curricula, has teamed up with Atlanta-based Points of Light to...