National League of Cities (NLC) President and Mayor of Saint Paul Chris Coleman today joined University of Minnesota youth development experts for a two-day summit with Deputy Secretary of Education Jim Shelton to examine the role of social and emotional learning (SEL) and strategies for engaging youth to develop SEL skills.
Twenty representatives of Michigan cities gathered in Lansing recently for a summit on increasing community and economic development by raising educational attainment - the first of a series of statewide summits taking place throughout 2014.
With the onset of tornado season and other hazardous weather events, U.S. Communities, NLC’s government purchasing cooperative, can provide timely and affordable products and solutions to help cities “weather the storm” and assist in recovery from the aftermath.
National League of Cities President Chris Coleman, Mayor of Saint Paul, Minn. released the following statement in response to the Obama Administration Transportation proposal.
National League of Cities President Chris Coleman, Mayor of Saint Paul, Minn., issued the following statement on the severe weather that continues to affect residents across the U.S.
When children have access to healthy food, they are better able to learn and excel in school, and USDA's Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) ensures more children in need are able to take advantage of free school meals. The provision has also helped school districts create economies of scale, bring staff costs down and eliminate debt from unpaid meal fees.
Nine U.S. mayors gathered in Chicago earlier this month to share innovative solutions to the toughest problems facing their cities.
The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) is seeking public comment on two draft standards that address fire protection.
After a night of deadly tornadoes that affected residents across the central and southern U.S., National League of Cities President Chris Coleman, Mayor of Saint Paul, Minn., issued the following statement.
The National League of Cities (NLC), YMCA of the USA and the Department of Interior today signed an agreement to coordinate efforts to bridge the growing disconnect between young people and the great outdoors by creating meaningful connections to nature through four pillars: play, learn, serve and work.