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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December, 2018

Clarence Bee
December 11, 2018

When the Clarence Central School District requested data from other area districts in relation to their guidance counselor-to-student ratios, it did so in an effort to compare the numbers to its... Read more »

NPR Illinois
December 10, 2018

An Illinois group says it has found a way to improve the handling of mental health issues in children.

Campus Safety Magazine
December 10, 2018

Learn all about important bullying statistics, the different types, and what you can do to address bullying both in school and at home.

The Massachusetts Daily Collegian
December 10, 2018

Discussions of mental health diagnoses and treatment have increased in recent years, particularly on college campuses. At the University of Massachusetts, this upward trend has increased scrutiny... Read more »

The 74 Million
December 09, 2018

In response, Fadness launched a citywide effort to build up mental health supports, including a large focus on the city’s schools. The schools got new therapists, emergency response officials... Read more »

December 07, 2018

Demystifying college is critical for first-generation students, says Catie McCorry-Andalis, UTEP’s dean of students.

December 07, 2018

Increasingly, schools are reaching out to ‘non-traditional’ students. They tend to be older, live off-campus, and may have other responsibilities like full-time jobs or children. More than 15... Read more »

Inside Higher Education
December 06, 2018

New studies find variation by departments, with many findings of significant rates of depression and anxiety.

U.S. Department of Education
December 04, 2018

Five years ago, I sat in front of my computer with my 7-year-old daughter and completed the Hour of Code. She absolutely loved the idea of typing something and seeing animation as a result. This... Read more »

Community College Daily
December 04, 2018

Military veterans in postsecondary education are more likely to earn an associate degree or certificate than their non-veteran peers. But veterans tend to take longer to complete.

National Public Radio
December 04, 2018

When applying to many of the nation's top universities, if you aren't accepted in that first, extremely competitive, round of admissions, you're not likely to get in. But some institutions are... Read more »

The San Bernardino Sun
December 04, 2018

A new $80,000 grant will be used to train school staff to provide "mental health first aid" while working to connect students with services.

December 03, 2018

After 25 days without school because of the fire, classes resumed today for Concow’s students and tens of thousands of others across Butte County, which encompasses the acutely damaged towns of... Read more »

AP News
December 03, 2018

For thousands of youngsters in Northern California who lost their homes or their classrooms in last month’s deadly wildfire, life crept a little closer to normal Monday when school finally resumed... Read more »

The 74 Million
December 02, 2018

At a packed event Sunday evening at the Indianapolis Public Library, journalist Roland Martin asked tough questions of local school leaders about education, equity, and America’s persistent... Read more »

Stillwater Press News
December 02, 2018

Attendees walked away satisfied Tuesday after learning what Stillwater Public Schools is doing to keep kids safe.

Star Tribune
December 02, 2018

Number of teachers of color is stuck at 5 percent as state’s diversity explodes.

Santa Fe New Mexican
December 01, 2018

Making sure a kid has a binder — or perhaps something else that binds him or her to learning — is the bottom line for the Communities In Schools program, which works to help students and families... Read more »

Ames Tribune
December 01, 2018

A growing group of teenagers and children struggle in traditional school settings because of toxic stress or mental health diagnoses and often get pushed aside or forced out by zero tolerance... Read more »

Campus Drug Prevention
December 01, 2018

More than ever before, preventionists on college campuses are called to attend to the needs of a wide range of students, including those from underrepresented or historically marginalized groups... Read more »