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, 2019

MD Magazine
December 08, 2019

In an effort to reduce bullying, investigators are looking at the association between the perpetration of bullying and internalized problems amongst US adolescents.

Managed Health Care
December 08, 2019

There is a mental health crisis among California's youth. Studies show up to one in five students in the U.S. has a serious mental health need, yet in California too few of those affected receive... Read more »

December 06, 2019

For decades, Philadelphia’s liberal Mount Airy neighborhood has faced an uncomfortable truth: while the area is racially and economically integrated and proud of it, Mt. Airy’s public elementary... Read more »

December 05, 2019

The disproportionate school punishments for American Indian students highlighted in an ACLU report released Monday aren't new. They're reflected in previous federal data sets from throughout the... Read more »

Web Center 11
December 05, 2019

A $5 million grant is being awarded to the Alaska Department of Education from the U.S. Department of Education Safe and Supportive Schools office.

December 04, 2019

Montana’s most disadvantaged students, especially Native American students, have missed a disproportionate number of school days due to out-of-school suspensions, referrals and arrests, according... Read more »

December 04, 2019

The Bangor School District is getting backlash from some city councilors about how high school students were recently told about another student's suicide.

Education Dive
December 02, 2019

Schools are trying new ways to keep waitlists down as more students seek counseling, but officials should be diligent when working with outside partners.

Grand Lake News
December 02, 2019

While Oklahoma’s 2018-19 School Report Card shows an increase in academic growth for elementary and middle school students, challenges remain in fully lifting the state’s preK-12 education. 

Herald Tribune
December 02, 2019

Teaching kids about their brains helps them understand their behavior.

The Orange County Register
December 02, 2019

Students, teachers and administrators at Saugus High School returned to classrooms Monday morning, roughly two weeks after a school shooting in which a 16-year-old junior at the school opened fire... Read more »

San Diego Union Tribune
December 02, 2019

San Diego County’s two largest cities are taking part in a nationwide initiative to ensure students in pursuit of postsecondary education have access to basic needs, such as food and housing.

November, 2019

Campus Safety Magazine
November 29, 2019

The Associated Press gathered five years’ worth of data from 39 universities and find students receiving mental health treatment has grown by 35%.

Chicago Tribune
November 28, 2019

All seven City Colleges of Chicago have their own food pantries, each in a dedicated space on campus; the last one opened at Olive-Harvey College in October. It’s a move that City Colleges... Read more »

National Public Radio
November 27, 2019

Many schools are turning to highly visible "hardened" security measures. For example, at least eight states now have laws mandating active shooter drills in schools. But there's little research... Read more »

The Hechinger Report
November 26, 2019

These few programs serve small numbers, however — and often at a high price.

Courier Journal
November 25, 2019

Jefferson County Public Schools will expand its restorative practice efforts to another 20 schools before the start of the 2020-21 school year, the district announced Monday.

The Chicago Tribune
November 25, 2019

The U.S. Department of Education is out with a new version of its College Scorecard – an online tool meant to help students and families make more informed decisions about where to attend college... Read more »

The Chronicle of Higher Education
November 25, 2019

The tool is the latest federal user-experience update for borrowers, arriving amid criticism over the agency’s response to the student-debt crisis.

Tallahassee Democrat
November 24, 2019

A recent federal grant will benefit thousands of children in rural Big Bend schools — including hundreds of migrant farm-worker children who pass through the region in the summer and fall months... Read more »