The U.S. Census determines both political representation in Congress and state houses, as well as disbursement of $675 billion in federal monies to state and local governments. The stakes are high... 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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Students at a rural Wisconsin school district are getting access to mental health services with a new video-conferencing system to address a shortage of options nearby.
The volume of students seeking counseling from Virginia Tech’s Cook Counseling Center has grown 43% in the last five years while enrollment is up less than 10%. An estimated 17% of students are on... Read more »
Hundreds of kids and parents kissed the summer goodbye Friday at the Keep Kool in School Mental Health Awareness Back to School Bash, with many bringing home one of 200 backpacks filled with new... Read more »
As the new school year gets underway, school resource officers and administrators are learning about best practices to prevent student violence.
As the pool of high school seniors declines nationally, prisons represent an especially promising new source of potential students. Incarcerated individuals can succeed as college students, and... Read more »
A new coaching program works with colleges to provide mentoring and support to low-income students and guide them to graduation.
Late nights at the library or visiting with friends, the college experience is often a nocturnal one. AppalCART has recently added new options to accommodate late-night schedules.
As summer winds down and children from kindergarten through high school head back to school, 34% of parents remain fearful for their safety. At the same time, fewer (12%) report that their school-... Read more »
Robert Kelchen, a scholar of higher education, oversees the college rankings at Washington Monthly. The magazine’s rankings are meant to provide an alternative to the more popular college rankings... Read more »
Although students learn how to use them during new student orientation, the number of call box activations has decreased over the years.
"Depression, Isolation, Bullying, Anxiety, Substance Abuse, Suicides, and School Shootings are more prevalent today than ever before," said the FeelSpace™ father- son co-founders, Aftab Jiwani and... Read more »
Gotel speaks with EdSurge about the impact EBT interventions have on DCPS students. He also shares how the district uses case management technology to track these interventions, support clinicians... Read more »
The Smyrna School District is preparing to assist students returning to class after experiencing potentially traumatic encounters.
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis recently signed a new Senate Bill which introduces tougher sanctions against hazing following the death of Florida State University student Andrew Coffey in December... Read more »
Bullying just won’t go away. If anything, the advent of smartphones and social media has made it worse.
School leaders from Charles County’s 37 public schools and centers kicked off the 2019-20 school year last week during the annual Administrative Leadership Institute. The annual event welcomes... Read more »
Putting up with dinginess is a rite of passage for many college students. Some have had to endure far worse.
Tears and cheers filled the gymnasium Saturday at the Lockhart Correctional Facility as more than 100 family members, friends and officers celebrated the graduation of 14 women from Austin... Read more »
Federal civil rights data on schools can be messy, incomplete, and at times difficult to believe. But the data are also critical to understanding how different groups of students experience and... Read more »