News Clips

The National Center on Safe Supportive Learning Environments (NCSSLE) tracks trends and developments in issues related to school climate and conditions for learning through online media sites, blogs, syndication and aggregation services, and other news resources from local, regional, and national media outlets. Browse this ongoing collection of posts to learn about what’s happening in communities near you and across the nation.

NOTE: These articles are hosted externally and may be available for only a limited time. Please contact newspapers directly to obtain archived content.

October, 2019

October 16, 2019

An increase in either the discipline gap or the academic achievement gap between black and white students in the United States predicts a jump in the other, according to a new study published... Read more »

Harvard Business Review
October 15, 2019

Employers are staring at a chasm between the skills they require and what would-be employees bring to the workforce.

Star Tribune
October 14, 2019

The bell doesn't ring until 8 a.m. at Lincoln High School, but by then freshman Briana Lopez has been awake for hours.

University Business
October 14, 2019

Campus leaders offer support from high school recruitment all the way to graduate school enrollment.

Campus Security & Life Safety
October 14, 2019

Today’s law enforcement officers have multiple roles. They are expected not just to enforce laws and protect life, they are also entrusted to contribute to the intervention, education and recovery... Read more »

Pekin Daily Times
October 11, 2019

The week of Oct. 7 is Mental Illness Awareness Week and Thursday, Oct. 10 was Mental Health Awareness Day. For Bradley University senior John Finn, however, prioritizing his mental health spans... Read more »

The New York Times
October 10, 2019

With multiyear programs, students receive the same high-end support as their upper-middle-class peers.

The New York Times
October 10, 2019

Williams College, a private liberal arts school in Massachusetts, enrolled eight transfer students from community colleges this year (up from two last year), including Lara and Jason Meintjes, who... Read more »

October 10, 2019

Drugs, depression and discipline problems surge in the months after the tragedies.

The Hechinger Report
October 10, 2019

Vita Blanco dropped out of high school in ninth grade. She became homeless at 15 when living with her family became impossible. The following year, she moved to Vancouver, Washington, and found a... Read more »

ABC News
October 09, 2019

Suicide rates continue to increase across all age groups in America, but the rising youth suicide epidemic, which has progressively increased since the 1950s, is... Read more »

Burlington County Times
October 09, 2019

The federal grant will support four South Jersey school districts, including Lumberton, as they train staff and teachers on ways to enhance schools’ climates and cultures.

Education Dive
October 09, 2019

The U.S. Department of Education on Tuesday announced $71.6 million in federal funding to improve school safety and student access to mental health resources, according to a press release.

The Commonwealth Times
October 08, 2019

As some students continue to spend their weekends going out to party and drink, a new research project at VCU and a grant worth more than half a million dollars may change the way the university... Read more »

U.S. Department of Education
October 08, 2019

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today announced $71.6 million in new funding to enhance safety in schools and improve student access to mental health resources. The U.S. Department of... Read more »

Times Daily
October 08, 2019

For more than 10 years, Florence City Schools has had on site professional mental health counselors from Riverbend Center for Mental Health.

October 07, 2019

For the last fifteen years, Excelencia in Education has worked to accelerate Latino student success in higher education to help address the U.S. economy’s need for a highly educated workforce and... Read more »

Campus Technology
October 07, 2019

A Christensen Institute analysis has examined the value of "micro-internships" and suggested that pairing them with various student support approaches in higher education could make them even more... Read more »

October 07, 2019

In recent years, a steadily increasing volume of data has demonstrated that peer victimization—the clinical term for bullying—impacts hundreds of millions of children and adolescents, with the... Read more »

Detroit Free Press
October 07, 2019

School districts across Michigan are scrambling to deal with what many superintendents now call an epidemic of vaping among students.