The number of 18- to 26-year-old students who report suffering from anxiety disorder has doubled since 2008, perhaps as a result of rising financial stress and increased time spent on digital... Read more »
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In California and across the nation, districts are struggling to hire enough teachers. And the shortage is getting worse, according to a new report.
This past week, leaders from community colleges and universities across northern Illinois met to brainstorm how to close college completion gaps based on race and income level.
How many officers is too many on a school campus? Some students say the answer is any at all. But local law enforcement officials say the number of school-based offenses has dropped... Read more »
When high-school sports replicate the training methods and intensity seen at the college level, players feel the toll.
Community colleges have made great strides in advancing student success and completion during the last decade. But not all students have benefited from these efforts equally.
Poor sleeping habits or drug use can set off a chain reaction.
Amid public concerns about school safety fueled by high-profile school shootings, new federal data show reports of student fights, bullying, and other forms of victimization have continued a... Read more »
Columbine High School's history as a site of a deadly school shooting sets it apart. Some of the changes are physical. Other changes are more systemic. This school shooting changed the trajectory... Read more »
Building relationships with employers and keeping curriculum current are key, two-year college leaders say.
If you wonder whether a case management approach to guidance can reinforce students’ pathways toward success, just ask Jammie Wilbanks.
Green River College and United Way of King County have partnered to expand the available assistance for students facing unforeseen financial emergencies or catastrophic events.
An effort is underway statewide to change the way teachers, police and the courts deal with troubled children.
Students at General John Striker Middle School were named the "National Middle School Kindness Challenge Champion" on Thursday, a distinction honoring their efforts to improve school climate and... Read more »
The school starts addressing mental health for students at 18 months old.
The model has promise for improving student outcomes, but experts say data monitoring and campuswide collaboration are critical.
The Center for First Generation Student Success, an initiative of NASPA: Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education and the Suder Foundation, is launching a major study of first-generation... Read more »
“There is definitely a generational shift,” Children’s Hospital Colorado psychologist says.
The shift to six year bachelor’s degree programs can cost a student tens of thousands of dollars.
Leaders from the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) believe that it is a “moral imperative” for the institutions to further their support of the millions of students who show up at... Read more »