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Lawmakers Working to Give Students Vital Skills
April 30, 2014 14:09 ET | Committee for Children
WASHINGTON, April 30, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In a complex and increasingly challenging world, children need every competitive advantage they can get. In addition to academic skills such as reading...
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Teaching Social Skills Means Assessing Them, Too
April 24, 2014 16:36 ET | Committee for Children
SEATTLE, April 24, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Research is showing more and more positive effects of social-emotional learning (SEL), making it an imperative part of school curriculum. But just like math...
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Helping Little Children Face Big Challenges
April 03, 2014 16:04 ET | Committee for Children
NEW YORK, N.Y., April 3, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- "Providing your love and support is the most important step in helping children develop the confidence to overcome anything they face," reads the...
Social Skills Help Austin Students Overcome the Odds
March 26, 2014 12:08 ET | Committee for Children
AUSTIN, Texas, March 26, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Austin Independent School District (AISD) discovered something a few years ago that many people are just realizing: Teaching social-emotional skills...
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Bullying Prevention Program Garners High Ratings from Federal Agency
March 11, 2014 13:40 ET | Committee for Children
SEATTLE, March 11, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The US Department of Health and Human Services' Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) announced that Steps to Respect: A...
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Youth Gather for Safer Internet Day
February 11, 2014 13:17 ET | Committee for Children
SEATTLE, WASH., Feb. 11, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- It's a paradox we're all too familiar with: The Internet can be both a wonderful tool and a risky place, especially for children and youth. What...
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New Research Director to Further Work in Social-Emotional Learning
January 15, 2014 16:20 ET | Committee for Children
SEATTLE, Jan. 15, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Developmental psychologist Tia Kim, Ph.D., has recently accepted Committee for Children's offer to lead their Programs, Partnerships, and Research...
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Social-Emotional Learning Helps Prevent Bullying
November 26, 2013 17:11 ET | Committee for Children
SEATTLE, Nov. 26, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- More research is showing that social-emotional learning (SEL) can be an effective tool in bullying prevention, according to an article recently published in...
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When Does Bullying Begin?
May 29, 2013 14:58 ET | Committee for Children
SEATTLE, May 29, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- News stories about bullying often involve middle school or even high school students. But is that really when these negative behaviors start? Research...
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Chicago Public Schools Pioneering Comprehensive Supports for Students' Diverse Social and Emotional Needs
May 21, 2013 16:27 ET | Committee for Children
CHICAGO and SEATTLE, May 21, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Released this week, Chicago: Pioneers in Social-Emotional Learning shows social-emotional learning at work at three of Chicago Public Schools'...