Eliminating racial segregation can be a little like playing whack-a-mole: Instead of going away, too often it just finds a new outlet.
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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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 »
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 »
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."
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 »
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.
A federal program is bringing awareness to its free services for veterans who are transitioning to higher education.
Camelot Elementary School in Fairfax County has a plan to ensure bullying doesn’t happen between students.
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 »
Glenda LaBarbara, assistant superintendent for the Garden City USD 457 Board of Education, said their annual student survey looks at a variety topics.
Vaping will be part of a new smoke-free policy on the Durham campus this summer.
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.
A new program at a Michigan college promotes a college-going culture at an early age.
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 »
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.
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 »
9 Investigates has an update on the vaping problem in Florida schools.
Challenges over the sex discrimination law have had colleges constantly reworking their policies, and more could turn to outside help.
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 »
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 »