One of Nashua’s most diverse inner-city schools may soon be participating in a new initiative aimed to improve school climate, inclusiveness and positive behaviors. This new school climate initiative is designed to leverage professional development to change the culture of the school by focusing on the heart of teacher and student relationships.
Full beer bottles whizzed by the heads of a packed crowd. Chunks of wood, debris, couches and chairs flew with reckless abandon. Fire danced alongside wooden telephone poles. And in the middle of it all, a bonfire raged on Main Street in Durham.
Dartmouth has released its latest data on the number of alcohol-related incidents involving undergraduates on campus. The new information, which tracks incidents through the 2018-2019 academic year, is available on the Student Wellness Center website.
Five Points has had fewer issues with underage drinking and related problems since numerous bars began operating under tighter rules, Columbia police say. During the recent school year, there were fewer citations for underage drinking and fewer trips to the hospital for University of South Carolina first-year students, according to the police and university.
University of South Carolina President Bob Caslen announced several new steps the school will take in addressing cases of sexual assault and harassment on campus, two days after The State published a story Friday reporting that 10 women have alleged since 2017 that the school failed to effectively respond to claims of sexual harassment. The paper examined those allegations through court records, interviews and internal USC documents.
The University of South Carolina and three other schools recently conducted a national survey on teacher and student wellness.
Of the roughly 2,100 teachers that responded, almost half said they’re noticing mental health issues in students more often than before the pandemic. 55 percent said they’re handling student wellness issues themselves.