Up to one in five children may have a mental health condition, such as depression or anxiety, which can cause problems with focusing or information processing. The cycle includes dropping grades... Read more »
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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The stress and anxiety that often accompanies teachers' jobs has a hugely negative effect on teacher performance and personal life. In fact, about one in 20 teachers has a long-lasting mental... Read more »
Understanding adult learners is more important than ever if institutions hope to succeed and thrive.
Ava had always felt comfortable at the small, private K-8 school she attended just north of Boston. But in high school everything changed.
Native students have the lowest college graduation rates in the nation, but American Indian and Alaska Native students at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities have made impressive gains.
Eastern Maine Community College has expanded their on-campus food pantry to help students dealing with food insecurity.
The report graded universities on how well they identify students in need, provide financial support and more.
Ask parents if they value ethnic, racial, and economic diversity in their children’s schools, and entrenched social and political barriers often melt away.
The classic P.E. game is being tossed out by educators who say it encourages bullying. But some see it as an opportunity to model valuable SEL skills.
The listening tour, the student focus groups, the marquee school transformation plan: There’s a lot about Tennessee Education Commissioner Penny Schwinn’s first year on the job that might be... Read more »
On Tuesday, children's mental health in Wisconsin got a boost when Gov. Tony Evers signed legislation establishing a grant program for peer-to-peer suicide prevention programs in Wisconsin schools... Read more »
The move also comes after annual test results show a growing percentage of students scoring not healthy.
As an educator, counselor, and dedicated wellness professional within institutions of higher education, it’s important that I understand the generational zeitgeist of my young adult students.
Micro-internships are short-term, paid professional experiences that allow students from all backgrounds to explore career pathways, build professional relationships, and showcase their skills to... Read more »
Benefits allow undergraduates to obtain fruits and vegetables otherwise out of reach.
It wasn’t a weekend music concert or sports event that brought Vilma and David Martinez to the Cal State Los Angeles campus on a recent Saturday morning. Instead, they came to hear counselors and... Read more »
Sleep is important to Brooke Offenhauser, but she didn’t realize just how important it was until she left home for college.
St. Mark School's principal was awarded $9,632 by Foundations in Education for her Innovation and Leadership Grant.
School representatives urged support Monday for a legislative proposal to confront what they said is a growing problem of nicotine vaping in the schools and among Nebraska youth.
Over the last two years, governors across the country have increasingly recognized the need to prioritize safe and supportive schools. In the National Academy for State Health Policy’s (NASHP)... Read more »