Learning Briefs

Learning Briefs

The National Center on Safe Supportive Learning Environments' (NCSSLE) learning briefs provide overviews of the latest research and practices on a range of topics. 

Outlines research suggesting that physical activity (PA) and physical education (PE) programming offered within the context of the school day are not only essential for children’s healthy development, but are positively linked to children’s academic achievement.

Provides information on three school-related health strategies supported by the Affordable Care Act (ACA): school-based health centers, community-schoolhealth partnerships, and pregnant and parenting teen supports.

Describes how social bullying is defined, what distinguishes it from other types of aggression, how commonly it occurs in schools, and what factors contribute to social bullying involvement.

For more information or other resources, email NCSSLE@air.org.