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.

September, 2019

The Daily Tar Heel
September 25, 2019

Chapel Hill may be a college town, but government officials and owners of restaurants and bars are working to prevent underage drinking at off-campus establishments.

Chalkbeat Colorado
September 24, 2019

Last year, Elkhart Elementary’s full-time psychologist kept busy working with students with special needs who she was required to help.

PR Newswire
September 24, 2019

To fight the youth vaping epidemic and help students avoid alcohol and other harmful substances, the Douglas County Youth Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition (DCYSAPC) and Douglas County School... Read more »

U.S. Department of Education
September 24, 2019

National Blue Ribbon Schools are special places, each unique to their communities, their students, their staff, and their leaders and are producing outstanding results for all their students... Read more »

Inside Higher Education
September 23, 2019

The Texas A&M system is using ReUp Education to find students who stopped out and to help them re-enroll and graduate.

Campus Drug Prevention
September 23, 2019

College and university presidents and trustees, as leaders of their institutions, have the power to send a powerful message that their schools are committed to student safety, well-being, and... Read more »

The Pew Charitable Trusts
September 23, 2019

The hallways at South Portland High School were buzzing last week with talk of the mystery disease that has struck hundreds of young adults who vape. Snapchat, Facebook and Instagram have been... Read more »

September 23, 2019

At McEachern High School in the Cobb County School District, teachers have the option to change their approach to discipline by writing kids up for positive behaviors instead of just focusing on... Read more »

The Brooklyn Eagle
September 23, 2019

New York City schools are the safest they’ve been in years, according to data released Tuesday in the 2019 Mayor’s Management Report.

LA School Report
September 23, 2019

With millions of children counted “chronically absent” each year, a new report argues that educators can improve attendance by first making their schools more welcoming places to attend.

The Michigan Daily
September 22, 2019

A group of students gathered on the front steps of the Hatcher Graduate Library on Friday evening for Breaking the Silence of Stigma on Mental Health, an event meant to address how stigma... Read more »

Fox 8
September 21, 2019

"Basically having everybody come who was bullied and who wasn't bullied to just be happy together and we can explain to them it's not good to bully," Shanylah said.

The Morning Sun
September 21, 2019

The "Feel Good" Wellness Tailgate was put on in the Mt. Pleasant High School (MPHS) gym in order to help promote mental health awareness.

CBS Denver
September 20, 2019

A new audit finds Colorado spent nearly $75 million over the last couple years on a dozen different school safety programs but there is no coordination among them. 

The Hechinger Report
September 19, 2019

Fewer than one in five students who go part time will graduate within even eight years.

US News & World Report
September 19, 2019

Here's what students should ask about a college's efforts to promote health and well-being.

Fox 59
September 18, 2019

As Deborah Thomas is being recognized for her success in the classroom, she's pushing for mental health to be a focus at the statehouse.

LA School Report
September 18, 2019

As California this month expanded a statewide ban on suspending younger students for defiant behavior, lessons on how this increasingly sweeping school discipline reform may play out can be found... Read more »

Voices of San Diego
September 16, 2019

Students at San Diego Unified have dramatically differing views of how well their schools’ environments set them up to succeed.

September 16, 2019

Word on the street is apprenticeships create a direct pathway to in-demand jobs by providing an on-ramp for individuals to enter the workforce while learning the skills needed to enter specific... Read more »