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.

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March, 2020

Chinook Observer
March 24, 2020

Meal deliveries for Ocean Beach School District students began in earnest on March 19, as the minimum six-week school closure across the state still in the early stages.

WBUR
March 24, 2020

For school counselor Karrah Briley, working remotely and video conferencing with her students has come with a pretty steep learning curve.

Go College Now
March 24, 2020

If there is one thing that the human race has proved time and time again, it is that, in the face of great crisis, people are capable of coming together to make life better for each other. As the... Read more »

Campus Drug Prevention
March 23, 2020

One in 17 college students use cannabis on a daily or near-daily basis.

Forbes
March 23, 2020

For high school seniors, the coronavirus pandemic has created an uncertain future. College admission letters have gone out, and deadlines are coming up.

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
March 23, 2020

A student paper publishes a farewell; students, staff at Pitt and Carnegie Mellon step up amid COVID-19.

The Hechinger Report
March 23, 2020

hen news came that coronavirus concerns would close South Carolina’s Benedict College for the semester, Jayla Berry soon found herself heading home to Detroit with her ticket fully paid for and... Read more »

The Courier
March 22, 2020

The Hardin County Schools safety net program to help ensure area children will be fed has been enhanced once again.

Los Angeles Times
March 22, 2020

At the nation’s largest community college district, communication about the coronavirus has been confusing. Less than half of the faculty had been trained in “distance education” before the... Read more »

National College Transition Network
March 21, 2020

College Success for Single Mothers is  a three-year project (2020-2022) funded by ECMC Foundation.  The project will assist eight community colleges to identify the needs of single mother students... Read more »

EdSource
March 20, 2020

Although many of the services that make up daily life on campus like recreation centers and libraries have ceased operating, dining halls and health and counseling services remain open.

Education Dive
March 20, 2020

The Illinois State Board of Education voted unanimously this week to include arts as a weighted indicator of K-12 success in its school accountability metrics under the Every Student Succeeds Act... Read more »

The Cap Times
March 19, 2020

When the former University of Wisconsin-Madison professor heard on March 10 that Harvard University was asking students to move out, the COVID-19 pandemic quickly took on a new form — a crisis... Read more »

Education Dive
March 19, 2020

To meet the needs of their most vulnerable learners, these institutions should provide critical services such as help applying for government assistance.

CBS Local
March 18, 2020

On an ordinary Wednesday afternoon a school yard would be filled with kids having recess, enjoying themselves. We’re certainly not living in ordinary times and that can have a real impact on a... Read more »

Asheville Citizen-Times
March 18, 2020

With schools bracing for extended closures due to novel coronavirus, students, like many adults, face canceled trips, postponed routines, and more time confined at home.

The Philadelphia Tribune
March 18, 2020

The School District of Philadelphia will not allow teachers to do “remote instruction” with students while schools are closed during the coronavirus outbreak, according to a letter sent to... Read more »

EurekAlert
March 18, 2020

Teens who feel personally empowered are less likely to bully, harass or commit acts of sexual violence, according to a study by Rutgers University, the University of Nebraska, and the University... Read more »

Education Dive
March 18, 2020

Educators who have a plan for welcoming back students removed from the classroom for disciplinary reasons are better positioned to restart the learning experience on a positive note, David Bulley... Read more »

TIME
March 17, 2020

Simiuc is just one of thousands of college and graduate students across the country and the world whose dreams are suddenly and drastically being upended by the COVID-19 outbreak. 

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