E-cigarettes pose a new challenge to college health.
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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Authors discuss new book on those in higher ed who lack a place to live.
Federal agencies plan to launch a school safety clearinghouse in the fall, bringing together "best practices" for schools seeking to prevent and deter violence, including rare but traumatic school... Read more »
During the 2015-16 school year, more than 2.7 million public school students received at least one out-of-school suspension, according to a new report titled "Beyond Suspensions: Examining School... Read more »
Nearly half of schools are employing police. Many more schools than previously are now engaging in more “restorative practices” and alternative forms of discipline meant to keep students in... Read more »
Health and well-being are crucial to students’ academic and personal success, yet nurturing student well-being on campus is a constantly evolving challenge.
It started with a news story. A young woman from Billings, Montana, who had aged out of the foster system was given a car by a local Chevy dealership. In the news segment, she said she dreamed of... Read more »
Lumina Foundation has selected seven states to receive short-term grants of up to $50,000 to advance equity-minded leadership aimed at increasing post-high school learning among students of color... Read more »
From recruitment to alumni relations, using analytics can be truly transformative.
A major new study has found children with Autism are more likely to be bullied by both their siblings and their peers, meaning that when they return from school, they have no respite from... Read more »
Oregon will allow students to take “mental health days” just as they would sick days, expanding the reasons for excused school absences to include mental or behavioral health under a new law that... Read more »
But with many four-year campuses shut down, students are turning to local community colleges.
Reports of cyberbullying increased between 2015 and 2017, according to a new report from the National Center for Education Statistics — even as educators nationwide say they have redoubled their... Read more »
In a remarkable new book on what hinders college completion, University of California at Berkeley higher education expert David Kirp reveals there are 34 million Americans older than 25 who have... Read more »
Florida legislation gives prosecutors the ability to bring charges against fraternity and sorority members who weren't present for hazing but helped plan it.
Of the two dozen online educators interviewed for this story, about a third said they had never seen a single instance of abuse, even after teaching as many as 1,500 classes. The rest, however,... Read more »
For the past three years, Emily Finchum of Stony Creek — who turns 15 this month — has been making a difference not only in her community but across the United States and as far away as... Read more »
Gail Horowitz noticed something peculiar about the first-generation students who were struggling in her chemistry classes. They studied as hard as their classmates. So why weren’t they doing as... Read more »
Online bullying is on the rise among middle and high school students, even as overall rates of bullying in schools have remained steady, according to a federal report released Tuesday.
A new study finds that, rather than decreasing criminal behavior, school suspensions are linked to an increase in subsequent offending.