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.

August, 2019

Pagosa Daily Post
August 22, 2019

The Colorado Education Association and Padres & Jóvenes Unidos presented a study today on best practices to improve school climate to legislative members of the bipartisan Colorado School... Read more »

Inside Higher Education
August 22, 2019

At many broad access institutions, the number one student success challenge is to bring many more community college transfer students to graduation. 

University of Virginia
August 20, 2019

Faculty conducting research at UVA’s Curry School of Education and Human Development, in partnership with many colleagues in the fields of education and health and wellness, aim to create tools... Read more »

Forbes
August 20, 2019

The pipeline for getting more Americans a college degree has sprung some leaks.

Newsweek
August 20, 2019

By providing middle school students with resources and mentors, the University of Memphis hopes to increase college graduation rates for African American men.

Duluth News Tribune
August 20, 2019

After a particularly bad experience in 2017, officials decided to take another look at how they deal with the issue of large parties, underage drinking and offensive signs — and they say their... Read more »

Diverse Issues in Higher Education
August 20, 2019

Graduate students are six times as likely to experience anxiety and depression as people in other fields, a study in Nature Biotechnology found last year. About 39 percent of graduate students... Read more »

Wisconsin Public Radio
August 20, 2019

The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction awarded $6.5 million in grants in July to help schools with mental health services. 

The Washington Post
August 19, 2019

Therapists have their offices within schools, where they treat students directly rather than assessing and referring them elsewhere.

EdNote
August 19, 2019

This is the third in a series of blog posts that explore state efforts to improve school safety through legislation, initiatives, task forces and more.

Education Dive
August 19, 2019

One of the greatest balancing acts administrators perform is that between school security and culture.

Forbes
August 19, 2019

Hobsons, one of the nation's leading educational technology companies, is teaming up with Temple University’s Hope Center for College, Community and Justice to study and battle the growing... Read more »

Psych Central
August 18, 2019

A new study has found that gender minority students, whose gender identity differs from the sex assigned them at birth, are between two and four times more likely to experience mental health... Read more »

Psych Central
August 17, 2019

Being bullied may increase the risk of suicide attempts among young adolescents by approximately three times worldwide, according to a new study.

Voices of America
August 17, 2019

This report is part of a continuing series offering advice to students at colleges and universities on how to be successful throughout their educational experience.

PBS News Hour
August 15, 2019

Robert Aranda knew it was coming. For years, his daughter Alexis had been telling him that she wanted to go far away for college. Since Aranda had never attended college himself and his oldest... Read more »

Illinois Public Media
August 15, 2019

It’s the middle of summer but Harrisburg Middle School is a hive of activity. Between summer school classes and renovations, it’s a little chaotic for counselor Brett Rawlings, who just wrapped up... Read more »

Education Week
August 15, 2019

While some may argue in favor of punitive measures for students who bully and others side with improving school climate, a recent survey singles out another factor that may help curb bullying: a... Read more »

eCampus News
August 14, 2019

Here are some of the most common characteristics of student support programs--and tips on how to turn potential pitfalls into program and student success.

Diverse Issues in Higher Education
August 13, 2019

A report issued this week by Barnes & Noble College noted that mental health and stress issues have become increasingly prevalent among students on college campuses, but only a portion of... Read more »

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