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.

July, 2019

The Hechinger Report
July 12, 2019

As the First Step Act is set to release more federal prisoners and Congress considers offering additional inmates financial aid for college, California’s overhaul of prison education offers a... Read more »

Reader's Digest
July 11, 2019

Over the last ten years, the co-founders of Kind Campaign have toured the globe, speaking in over 500 schools across four countries, connecting with millions of people with a mission to spread... Read more »

The Atlantic
July 11, 2019

But no one can agree on just how many. Now lawmakers are introducing a bill to change that.

Education Week
July 10, 2019

There's a lot of talk about integrating student voice into school strategy. Actually doing it is harder. How can we begin to give students a say in how their schools are run? 

The 74 Million
July 10, 2019

Most educators say they’re assessing social-emotional learning in their classrooms, according to a recent analysis from the RAND Corporation of national teacher and principal survey data. But the... Read more »

Boise State Public Radio
July 10, 2019

For many young adults, college is a time full of excitement and exploration. However, this time can also be challenging for students' mental health. For this reason it’s important to know the... Read more »

THE Journal
July 09, 2019

The U.S. Department of Education is now accepting applications for three fiscal-year 2019 grant competitions that support "locally-tailored" approaches to school safety.

The 74 Million
July 09, 2019

Known nationally as P-TECH, short for the Pathways in Technology Early College High School, the program is now gaining a foothold in California.

Diverse Issues in Higher Education
July 09, 2019

With an Hispanic student population of 21 percent, Front Range Community College (FRCC) is what the Hispanic student success organization Excelencia in Education calls an “emerging HSI.”

Psychiatry and Behavioral Learning Network
July 09, 2019

Kaci Fleetwood, MEd, BCBA, LBA, the Nevada State Coordinator for School Climate Transformation, University of Nevada, Reno, and Brooke Wagner, MSC-SC, MEd, Regional Implementation Coach, Frontier... Read more »

Education Week
July 08, 2019

When district leaders are given a fair amount of discretion over federal funds, one of their main responses is that they want to focus the money on their students' welfare. 

The Washington Post
July 07, 2019

School systems across Virginia have lost billions of dollars in state money for social workers, custodians and psychologists after the state imposed a funding cap on school... Read more »

The Dallas Morning News
July 06, 2019

Paul Quinn College has launched an aggressive mental health campaign in an effort to help every student on campus be successful not only in school, but also in life.

Business Insider
July 03, 2019

Young adults who felt more connected at home and school as teens are less likely to experience mental health problems and risks, according to a new study.

Inside Higher Education
July 01, 2019

Several states have begun to fund efforts to help students with their basic needs amid growing concern about homelessness and hunger on campus.

July 01, 2019

July 1 marks one year of New York State’s first-in-the-country mandate that schools incorporate mental health into K-12 health education.

June, 2019

Richmond Times-Dispatch
June 30, 2019

The state is launching 53 new teacher preparation programs and 25 new degrees, by Gov. Ralph Northam announced last week, that will let people become teachers after getting an education degree in... Read more »

U.S. Department of Education
June 28, 2019

In support of the recommendations from the Federal Commission on School Safety's (FCSS) final report, the U.S. Department of Education announced today it is now accepting applications for three... Read more »
June 28, 2019

Instances of bullying, substance use and violence in New Jersey public schools increased 26% in the past year, an analysis by the Education Law Center shows.

Bringing Theory to Practice
June 27, 2019

Colleges are being pushed to do more to help students find careers and build successful professional pathways. How do we do this work in ways that are focused on student well-being, civic... Read more »