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.

NOTE: These articles are hosted externally and may be available for only a limited time. Please contact newspapers directly to obtain archived content.

April, 2020

Orlando Sentinel
April 17, 2020

After a student was caught cutting class at Seminole High School’s ninth grade center in April 2019, a trio of Sanford police officers told the girl to get in a golf cart so she could be taken... Read more »

The Warren Record
April 16, 2020

The results of a school climate survey presented during the March 10 meeting of the Warren County Board of Education identified a need for greater parental and community involvement in the... Read more »

April 14, 2020

Nearly $3 billion in aid will be released to governors to help schools affected by the coronavirus crisis continue education for students. The $3 billion in aid is the first aid for K-12 schools... Read more »

April 10, 2020

With college students already taking courses online in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, many are also faced with moving out of campus housing. It’s a necessary disruption to help keep the virus... Read more »

April 09, 2020

Higher education institutions are focusing on how to become more student-centric and boost student retention and completion. Using metrics that can be collected sooner rather than later (i.e.,... Read more »

April 09, 2020

In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, the University has moved various mental health resources online, such as the services offered by Student Health’s Counseling and Psychological Services. CAPS... Read more »

April 08, 2020

The coronavirus has shattered the rhythm of college life nationwide, highlighting the fact that for some students, their campus is the only reliable place to learn, and even live, during the... Read more »

Inside Higher Ed
April 07, 2020

Many student affairs and academic support staff are quickly learning how to deliver and scale their services in a virtual manner. And now is an excellent time to rethink how students are educated... Read more »

April 06, 2020

JMU was named the best college for student veterans in 2020 by College Factual. The factors that supported the ranking were student veteran support services and resources, as well as learning... Read more »

April 04, 2020

COVID-19 may not be the primary mental health issue for college students, but it is exacerbating other issues they have, said Ken Chew, director of the Indiana State University Student Counseling... Read more »

April 04, 2020

In addition to interrupting the academic aspirations of Washington State Community College students, the COVID-19 freeze on human activity has left many of them without their usual means of... Read more »

April 03, 2020

The tolling of college bells sounds lonely now that a pandemic has nearly emptied the campus at Boston College. College students across the country got the same assignment: go home and continue... Read more »

March, 2020

March 31, 2020

As college students and faculty members face an onslaught of stressors related to the disruptions in their lives caused by the coronavirus pandemic, they are relying on each other for connection... Read more »

March 31, 2020

The College of the Muscogee Nation serves many students from rural areas where internet access is scant, so mail was a quick fix as the college moved online. As the coronavirus began to spread,... Read more »

March 30, 2020

Car repairs, childcare and even groceries can force many community college students to put their education on hold for financial reasons. The coronavirus has exacerbated those concerns, which is... Read more »

Chinook Observer
March 24, 2020

Meal deliveries for Ocean Beach School District students began in earnest on March 19, as the minimum six-week school closure across the state still in the early stages.

March 24, 2020

For school counselor Karrah Briley, working remotely and video conferencing with her students has come with a pretty steep learning curve.

Go College Now
March 24, 2020

If there is one thing that the human race has proved time and time again, it is that, in the face of great crisis, people are capable of coming together to make life better for each other. As the... Read more »

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
March 23, 2020

A student paper publishes a farewell; students, staff at Pitt and Carnegie Mellon step up amid COVID-19.

The Hechinger Report
March 23, 2020

hen news came that coronavirus concerns would close South Carolina’s Benedict College for the semester, Jayla Berry soon found herself heading home to Detroit with her ticket fully paid for and... Read more »