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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August, 2018

My Wabash Valley
August 12, 2018

As schools around the Valley are now back in session, mental health is just as important to the school year as ordering textbooks.

The Atlantic
August 11, 2018

Preliminary new research, presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association on Saturday, suggests that it did: When depressed teens go through some version of mental-... Read more »

Democrat and Chronicle
August 10, 2018

The year P.S. 64 closed only 11 percent of kids passed the English language arts (ELA) exams. Only 16 percent passed math. By 2017, Walton Avenue School, the school that replaced it, saw 60.9... Read more »

Longview News-Journal
August 09, 2018

Rethink Ed and AASA, The School Superintendents Association, announced today their joint collaboration in pioneering the first SEL Superintendent Convening, Educating the Total Child through... Read more »

Diverse Issues in Higher Education
August 09, 2018

College presidents around the country are gearing up to welcome their students to campus in innovative ways this fall. For many institutional leaders, opportunities to engage with students have... Read more »

The Chronicle of Higher Education
August 09, 2018

This week, Beckie describes how one professor’s light-touch way of supporting students fits into what we know about “nudges” in higher ed.

Giving Compass
August 08, 2018

This fall, 2.5 million students will enroll in college for the first time. But how many will actually complete their degrees? A lot fewer than you might expect.

Inside Higher Education
August 08, 2018

This decision reverses one made a year ago to keep the question. Individual colleges may still ask it and the disciplinary records question remains.

LA School Report
August 07, 2018

Between 2011 and 2017, out-of-school suspensions in California fell 46 percent, and the rate of suspensions dropped by more than a third.

Education Dive
August 07, 2018

While 94% of principals say that they are satisfied with their current schools, about 25% say they would leave for a better-paying job and 13% say they have thought about staying home because they... Read more »

Psychology Today
August 06, 2018

Three interventions showcase approaches to help first-gens succeed in college.

Juneau Empire
August 05, 2018

This month, Juneau gears up for another year of school success and efforts to build a community where kids of all ages experience high quality learning, and growth in understanding themselves,... Read more »

Education Dive
August 03, 2018

More than two-thirds of student-parents attending the University of Houston receive subsidies from the institution to help pay for child care, a benefit that received a boost in federal funds... Read more »

Chalkbeat
August 02, 2018

More students of color are graduating from college in Indiana, but big gaps still remain in college enrollment rates and college readiness, according to a new equity report from the Indiana... Read more »

The Chronicle of Higher Education
August 02, 2018

In April, three prominent college presidents sat before an audience in Chicago of dozens of campus officials. They were there to talk about their experiences as leaders during one of the most... Read more »

Star Tribune
August 02, 2018

The Minnesota Department of Human Rights announced Thursday that it expects to finalize agreements with each of the 43 school districts and charter schools that it has said should work to reduce... Read more »

Arizona Education News Service
August 02, 2018

Nearly 300 educators and community members learned how building supportive relationships and restorative justice practices can build a nurturing environment that helps children exposed to trauma... Read more »

The Christian Science Monitor
August 02, 2018

Students are increasingly bringing their perspectives to a long-entrenched problem with the hope of making progress. This article is part of an occasional series on efforts to address segregation... Read more »

The New York Times
August 02, 2018

For the August 5 edition of "Learning," a quarterly Times print section about education, we rounded up some answers to that question from teachers and students. 

Inside Higher Education
August 02, 2018

A new influx of money at the University of Houston’s on-campus childcare centers shows the impact of a federal program.

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