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

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 »

The Times News
August 13, 2019

There is a down side to police in schools, said to the governor and state supreme court chief justice at a press conference on School Justice Partnerships at East Guilford High School Monday Aug.... Read more »

Diverse Issues in Higher Education
August 13, 2019

College freshmen often leave behind their familiar surroundings for new peers and places. They confront a whole new set of academic challenges, and they don’t always know what to expect. This is... Read more »

Education Dive
August 12, 2019

Students' mental health has become more of a priority for colleges, which are responding by allocating more resources to address it, according to a survey of more than 400 college presidents by... Read more »

GPB News
August 12, 2019

As mental health becomes a political talking point, Georgia schools are finding innovative ways to make social and emotional learning part of the curriculum.

Community College Daily
August 11, 2019

Apprenticeships were a focus for federal officials — including acting U.S. Labor Secretary Patrick Pizzella — who last week updated the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) board of... Read more »

Community College Daily
August 07, 2019

The opioid crisis grabs news headlines, but less attention is given to the people helping on the front lines: substance abuse counselors, who are experiencing a crisis of their own – a staffing... Read more »

Post Bulletin
August 06, 2019

College life means close quarters. And close quarters can create an environment for getting sick.

Education Week
August 04, 2019

The Every Student Succeeds Act puts more pressure on schools to ensure their students show up every day. 

KCBS Radio
August 04, 2019

KCBS Radio afternoon anchor and A2A founder Jeff Bell spotlights Nicholas Carlisle, the founder of the nonprofit No Bully. The No Bully program, which is in over 250 schools, teaches students to... Read more »

Kearney Hub
August 02, 2019

Weight gain, known as the “freshman 15,” is a common concern for first-year college students. Experts say that while the 15-pound idea is more myth than reality, adjusting to college life can lead... Read more »

Medical Xpress
August 01, 2019

Dartmouth has released its latest data on the number of alcohol-related incidents involving undergraduates on campus. The new information, which tracks incidents through the 2018-2019 academic... Read more »

Inside Higher Education
August 01, 2019

Author discusses approaches that work to get students to the finish line.

Ithaca Voice
August 01, 2019

During their first few weeks on campus, college freshmen sort out communal living, lecture halls, project deadlines, sports teams and making new friends. While this time is an opportunity for... Read more »

AGB
August 01, 2019

More than a decade after passage of the Post-9/11 G.I. Bill, how well are colleges and universities serving student veterans? Trusteeship asked retired army colonel and combat veteran Martin Dinan... Read more »

AGB
August 01, 2019

More than a decade after passage of the Post-9/11 G.I. Bill, how well are colleges and universities serving student veterans? Trusteeship asked retired army colonel and combat veteran Martin Dinan... Read more »

July, 2019

Forbes
July 31, 2019

While there are variations in global estimates, one poll of 100,000 young people in 18 countries showed two-thirds reported they’d been a victim of bullying. The effects of bullying have been... Read more »

Ohio State University
July 31, 2019

Having a plan to stay healthy both physically and mentally can help make the college transition smoother.

Education Week
July 30, 2019

Many teachers think out-of-school suspensions are racially biased and can be harmful to students—but many still claim they have a role in controlling student behavior, with about half of teachers... Read more »

Education Dive
July 30, 2019

The Thomas B. Fordham Institute's research shows while teachers are supportive of new approaches to discipline, both black and white teachers still think suspension is sometimes appropriate.

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