NCSSLE Policy and Survey Tools

NCSSLE Policy and Survey Compendia

The National Center on Safe Supportive Learning Environments (NCSSLE) develops and maintains special collections of tools and resources aimed at improving conditions for learning. NCSSLE's original School Climate Survey Compendium includes batteries of surveys, scales and items schools can use to assess school climate. NCSSLE also compiles the latest administrative codes and statutes on two issues that affect schools climate: discipline and bullying. 

School Climate Survey Compendium: Provides lists of school climate surveys and scales educators can use to assess their learning environments. All surveys and scales in the compendium have been tested for validity and reliability. 

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Compendium of School Discipline Laws and Regulations for the 50 States, Washington D.C., and Puerto Rico: Provides searchable, comprehensive lists of school discipline laws and regulations, by type and state/jurisdiction. 

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State Profiles of Bullying Laws, Policies & Regulations: Provides profiles for each state education agency in the United States with information on their respective bullying laws, policies, and regulations, including definitions of bullying, defining characteristics that are commonly targeted for bullying behaviors, and detailed requirements for school district policies.

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Directories of Federal School Climate and Discipline Resources: Provides lists of resources aimed at school climate issues and/or discipline developed or funded by federal agencies.

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