As a means to paying for college, financial aid is a confusing but critically necessary process for many students. Without it (and often, even with it), many students acquire loan debt — which... Read more »
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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Sagging enrollment and a greater focus on outcomes are pushing colleges to reenroll students instead of replacing them with new recruits.
Strong Start to Finish enables colleges to think deeply about their structure and the experiences they are designing for students to help them achieve the goals they set for themselves. When our... Read more »
As the presence of law enforcement officers in schools continue to grow in Louisiana and nationally, school policing data is not being made readily available to Louisiana’s citizens as required by... Read more »
Rochester Institute of Technology has become a model for helping students on the spectrum with academics and their careers.
With no computer or internet at home, Raegan Byrd’s homework assignments present a nightly challenge: How much can she get done using just her smartphone?
This dining-hall pilot program is part of a series of initiatives to improve student access to meals on campus or through the local Hyde Park community.
igh school biology teacher Kelly Chavis knew smartphones were a distraction in her class. But not even her students realized the psychological toll of their devices until an in-class experiment... Read more »
A 250-to-1 ratio is recommended, but it's much higher in many states — Arizona peaks at 905-to-1. And funds aren't always available to help lower the numbers.
If the term bullying is ubiquitous these days, defining the word, let alone tracking how much it occurs in school, is far more difficult. As a result, there is little to no uniform data collected... Read more »
A program that offers mental health services at 22 Wichita schools is finishing its first year with signs of success.
A policy proposal that failed to reach the governor's desk this year would have affected the available tools that teachers and administrators can use to drive that lesson home. It would have... Read more »
Colleges and universities in Ohio are exploring ways to respond to hunger on campus and break down barriers to student success.
Like many U.S. colleges, Indiana University Northwest is seeing a sharp rise in Latinx students — but support for them is lagging.
Single mothers who enroll in community college don’t exactly lead a cushy life — and that can work against their ultimate success unless colleges help address their challenges.
A group of three STEM School Highlands Ranch shooting survivors and three students from other Denver metro area schools sat down last week to talk with Colorado Public Radio — and, more... Read more »
There is a high cost for not implementing best practices in drug abuse prevention for students, campuses, and the larger community.
Service-learning is a teaching strategy, a learning activity and an educational philosophy that fosters active and engaged learning by integrating experiential learning and student research with... Read more »
Author discusses new book about flaws in the way many people evaluate college completion.
If colleges focus more on connection, we may find we already have more of the resources we need to tackle many of the challenges our students face, argues Gary Glass.