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.

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March, 2020

U.S. News & World Report
March 16, 2020

Find out which campuses have closed or moved classes online and get expert tips on how to plan accordingly.

Hometown Stations
March 15, 2020

Steps are being made toward better access to mental health care for students in Ohio and will include virtual counseling sessions. 

MPR News
March 15, 2020

Walz and other state officials said the school closure, through March 27, is intended to allow educators to prepare for the possibility of longer-term online education.

FIU News
March 13, 2020

Today, the library system is consistently working with patrons who experience issues such as homelessness, mental illness, substance abuse, food insecurity, education needs and parenting needs.... Read more »

Education Dive
March 13, 2020

To help limit the spread of the coronavirus, colleges are taking instruction remote. But experts say careful planning and managing expectations is key.

TIME
March 13, 2020

College is traditionally viewed as a time for students to focus on classwork and completing their degree before starting their careers in earnest. But a growing number of students are working... Read more »

Clery Center
March 13, 2020

As colleges and universities organize their responses to COVID-19, it’s a reminder that every day there are campus professionals navigating unexpected emergencies and tragedies with care to best... Read more »

Youth Today
March 12, 2020

Many students are challenged with stress, anxiety and low self-esteem today and do not have the tools or strategies to combat this. It is critical that students learn and develop the skills to... Read more »

WPTV
March 12, 2020

South Florida school districts are taking new action to protect students and staff from possible coronavirus exposure.

ASCD Inservice
March 11, 2020

What’s your sense on how schools are responding so far? What’s going well and what could be better?

The Hechinger Report
March 11, 2020

The threat of COVID-19, the novel coronavirus, is forcing educators across the country to think about what they’ll do if they have to close their schools for weeks or even months at a time.

Inside Higher Education
March 11, 2020

As universities across the country move instruction online to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus, they're also trying to curtail student activities and interactions outside of classrooms... Read more »

WAVY
March 11, 2020

Chesapeake middle school student is fighting back against bullying and hate through a non-profit organization he created.

Education Dive
March 11, 2020

Though 25% of American teens experience mental health issues, rural students and students of color are less likely to feel that they can reach out to a counselor or teacher for support, according... Read more »

Safety and Health Magazine
March 11, 2020

The Department of Education – together with the departments of Health and Human Services, Justice, and Homeland Security – has launched a new website it calls a “one-stop shop of resources” for K-... Read more »

The Chronicle of Higher Education
March 11, 2020

When Berea College sent out a campuswide email at midday on Tuesday, announcing that it would cancel classes and send students home for the rest of the semester because of concerns about the... Read more »

Education Week
March 10, 2020

The length of De'Andre Arnold's dreadlocks didn't keep him from walking the red carpet as a guest at the Academy Awards.

Inside Higher Education
March 06, 2020

New guidance on COVID-19 from the CDC, the American College Health Association and the Department of Education can help colleges prepare for possible cases.

Inside Higher Education
March 06, 2020

Roundup of news about how higher education is coping with initial U.S. impacts of the coronavirus outbreak, and how colleges are preparing for a dizzying array of likely disruptions.

National Public Radio
March 06, 2020

So far just a few U.S. higher education students have confirmed exposure to COVID-19, mainly through contact with patients in hospitals. There are no outbreaks centered on campuses, and young... Read more »

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