Bills We Track

Social Emotional Learning Bills

We track legislation that advances high-quality social emotional learning through funding, training and guidance for schools and communities. 

Bill Number
(links to bill text)

Title

Summary

Status

An Act Concerning School Climates.

To (1) require local and regional boards of education to develop safe school climate policies, (2) require schools to assess school climate, (3) require the Department of Education to develop a social and emotional learning assessment instrument, (4) establish the duties of a safe school climate coordinator, (5) require local and regional boards of education to establish a social and emotional learning and school climate council in place of the existing safe school climate committee, (6) require the Department of Education to develop a model safe school climate policy, and (7) require local and regional boards of education to provide training on the prevention of and intervention in discrimination against and targeted harassment of students.

Referred to Joint Committee on Education (5/10)

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An Act Concerning The Inclusion Of Instruction In Culturally Responsive Pedagogy And Practice In The Preservice Training, Professional Development And In-service Training Provided To Teachers.

To include instruction in culturally responsive pedagogy and practice in the preservice training, professional development and in-service training provided to teachers.

House Calendar Number 545 (5/10)

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An Act Concerning Incentives For The Inclusion Of Social-emotional Learning Training In A School District’s In-service Training Program.

To provide incentives for the inclusion of social-emotional learning training in a school district’s in-service training program.

Referred to Joint Committee on Education (1/25)

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An Act Establishing A Working Group To Study Best Practices Regarding Social-emotional Learning.

To establish a working group to study issues relating to best practices for social-emotional learning.

Referred to Joint Committee on Education (1/25)

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An Act Concerning The Adoption Of A Social-emotional Learning Curriculum For Connecticut Schools.

To include social-emotional learning within Connecticut schools.

Referred to Joint Committee on Education (1/25)

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An Act Concerning The Promotion Of Lifelong Success Through Social And Emotional Skills Building And Positive Interventions And Supports For All Children.

To promote social and emotional skills building and positive interventions and supports for all children.

Referred to Joint Committee on Education (1/30)

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An Act Concerning The Establishment Of A Social And Emotional Learning Program.

To establish a preschool through grade twelve social and emotional learning program as a proactive educational program of school and societal violence prevention.

Referred to Joint Committee on Education (1/25)

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If there’s a bill related to social emotional learning that we’ve missed, please email us at info@SEL4CT.org and let us know so we can add it here.