A new study has found that gender minority students, whose gender identity differs from the sex assigned them at birth, are between two and four times more likely to experience mental health... Read more »
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Being bullied may increase the risk of suicide attempts among young adolescents by approximately three times worldwide, according to a new study.
This report is part of a continuing series offering advice to students at colleges and universities on how to be successful throughout their educational experience.
Robert Aranda knew it was coming. For years, his daughter Alexis had been telling him that she wanted to go far away for college. Since Aranda had never attended college himself and his oldest... Read more »
It’s the middle of summer but Harrisburg Middle School is a hive of activity. Between summer school classes and renovations, it’s a little chaotic for counselor Brett Rawlings, who just wrapped up... Read more »
While some may argue in favor of punitive measures for students who bully and others side with improving school climate, a recent survey singles out another factor that may help curb bullying: a... Read more »
Here are some of the most common characteristics of student support programs--and tips on how to turn potential pitfalls into program and student success.
A report issued this week by Barnes & Noble College noted that mental health and stress issues have become increasingly prevalent among students on college campuses, but only a portion of... Read more »
There is a down side to police in schools, said to the governor and state supreme court chief justice at a press conference on School Justice Partnerships at East Guilford High School Monday Aug.... Read more »
College freshmen often leave behind their familiar surroundings for new peers and places. They confront a whole new set of academic challenges, and they don’t always know what to expect. This is... Read more »
The first study to systematically survey a single graduating class on the effect of a multi-year campaign against mental illness has found that college students exposed to certain anti-stigma... Read more »
Students' mental health has become more of a priority for colleges, which are responding by allocating more resources to address it, according to a survey of more than 400 college presidents by... Read more »
As mental health becomes a political talking point, Georgia schools are finding innovative ways to make social and emotional learning part of the curriculum.
Apprenticeships were a focus for federal officials — including acting U.S. Labor Secretary Patrick Pizzella — who last week updated the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) board of... Read more »
The opioid crisis grabs news headlines, but less attention is given to the people helping on the front lines: substance abuse counselors, who are experiencing a crisis of their own – a staffing... Read more »
College life means close quarters. And close quarters can create an environment for getting sick.
The Every Student Succeeds Act puts more pressure on schools to ensure their students show up every day.
KCBS Radio afternoon anchor and A2A founder Jeff Bell spotlights Nicholas Carlisle, the founder of the nonprofit No Bully. The No Bully program, which is in over 250 schools, teaches students to... Read more »
Weight gain, known as the “freshman 15,” is a common concern for first-year college students. Experts say that while the 15-pound idea is more myth than reality, adjusting to college life can lead... Read more »
More than a decade after passage of the Post-9/11 G.I. Bill, how well are colleges and universities serving student veterans? Trusteeship asked retired army colonel and combat veteran Martin Dinan... Read more »