A language gap is making it harder for U.S. health officials to measure a teen-vaping epidemic.
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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Educators have always wanted students to do well — and then left that more or less up to them. But in the last dozen years, the onus has shifted onto colleges, as a movement called student success... Read more »
For several years CLASP has highlighted the importance of meeting adult students’ basic needs and retooling policies and practices to improve the connections between postsecondary enrollment and... Read more »
Students need to be given every chance to practice analyzing information.
Tammy Linn taught herself to read in prison, and now, she's advocating for others whose basic needs are not being met.
Bullying is a problem many school districts face every year, including incidents that occur on a bus.
Every year, some 20,000 of the nation’s nearly 450,000 foster kids age out of the system, encountering an abrupt end to support at a time when many of their peers are enrolled in college. Their... Read more »
Retention rates are rising at Loyola University New Orleans, thanks to student coaching.
A Walton County high school is seeing increased student involvement and higher graduation rates since adopting a University of Georgia youth leadership program into its curriculum.
Thousands of foster children in Massachusetts are struggling to succeed in the classroom, according to a study that lays much of the blame on financial constraints and inefficiencies.
Saturday marks the 20th anniversary of the school shooting at Columbine High School in Colorado. What's changed and what's stayed the same with regards to school safety and mental health since... Read more »
The number of 18- to 26-year-old students who report suffering from anxiety disorder has doubled since 2008, perhaps as a result of rising financial stress and increased time spent on digital... Read more »
In California and across the nation, districts are struggling to hire enough teachers. And the shortage is getting worse, according to a new report.
When high-school sports replicate the training methods and intensity seen at the college level, players feel the toll.
Community colleges have made great strides in advancing student success and completion during the last decade. But not all students have benefited from these efforts equally.
Poor sleeping habits or drug use can set off a chain reaction.
Amid public concerns about school safety fueled by high-profile school shootings, new federal data show reports of student fights, bullying, and other forms of victimization have continued a... Read more »
This past week, leaders from community colleges and universities across northern Illinois met to brainstorm how to close college completion gaps based on race and income level.
How many officers is too many on a school campus? Some students say the answer is any at all. But local law enforcement officials say the number of school-based offenses has dropped... Read more »
Columbine High School's history as a site of a deadly school shooting sets it apart. Some of the changes are physical. Other changes are more systemic. This school shooting changed the trajectory... Read more »