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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February, 2020

Education Week
February 25, 2020

Eliminating racial segregation can be a little like playing whack-a-mole: Instead of going away, too often it just finds a new outlet.

MPR News
February 25, 2020

A group that advocates for two-year college students in Minnesota is encouraging them to fill out Census forms this spring after a recent national survey found young people are the least likely to... Read more »

EdSource
February 24, 2020

As all 23 California State University campuses are under pressure to improve their graduation rates, Cal State Long Beach has shown the biggest gains in getting students who entered as freshmen to... Read more »

Education Dive
February 24, 2020

Florida laws intended to flag potential threats early are impacting students with disabilities, as seen in highly publicized incidents of young students institutionalized following "tantrums."

Diverse Issues in Higher Education
February 23, 2020

A report from the American Talent Initiative (ATI) shows impressive results in terms of increasing the number and share of Pell Grant recipients at high-performing institutions, but momentum... Read more »

Seattle Times
February 23, 2020

The leader of Washington’s community and technical college system says she wants to set an ambitious goal: doubling completion rates at the state’s two-year schools by 2030.

KRISTV
February 22, 2020

A federal program is bringing awareness to its free services for veterans who are transitioning to higher education.

WJLA
February 21, 2020

 Camelot Elementary School in Fairfax County has a plan to ensure bullying doesn’t happen between students.

WINK News
February 21, 2020

This week, the Florida Department of Education published its discipline data for the 2018-2019 school year. Most school threats fall under the “disruption on campus” category, and in Lee County,... Read more »

Garden City Telegram
February 21, 2020

Glenda LaBarbara, assistant superintendent for the Garden City USD 457 Board of Education, said their annual student survey looks at a variety topics.

North Carolina Health News
February 20, 2020

Vaping will be part of a new smoke-free policy on the Durham campus this summer.

Turn to 10 News
February 20, 2020

Providence City Council members are pushing for schools to take a more holistic approach to teaching students, with a push for social and emotional support for students.

AACC 21st Century Center
February 20, 2020

A new program at a Michigan college promotes a college-going culture at an early age.

The Washington Post
February 20, 2020

The fifth annual #RealCollege survey documenting food and/or housing insecurity affecting college students was just released, and its findings reveal a real and continuing problem across the... Read more »

The New York Times
February 20, 2020

At community colleges, many students are spending nights on friends’ couches or sleeping in cars. Advocates are pushing for solutions, including safer places to park overnight.

CBS Miami
February 19, 2020

They recommended creating the Florida Schools Safety Portal (FSSP) to give school threat assessment teams access to layers of relevant information on students who may be a threat to themselves of... Read more »

WFTV
February 19, 2020

9 Investigates has an update on the vaping problem in Florida schools.

Education Dive
February 19, 2020

Challenges over the sex discrimination law have had colleges constantly reworking their policies, and more could turn to outside help.

Diverse Issues in Higher Education
February 19, 2020

When Dr. David Yarlott went to college in the late 1980s, he was the only Native American student. Feeling homesick, he withdrew and went home after about a month. Eventually, he found himself at... Read more »

WFPL
February 18, 2020

The Kentucky General Assembly has given final approval to a bill requiring that school resource officers carry a gun.  The bill was delivered to Governor Andy Beshear February 10.  He has not... Read more »

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