Giving free computers to community college students had no significant effect on students' future wages, total earnings, or rates of employment, according to an NBER study.
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February 13, 2018
February 08, 2018
Many advocates say that modeling appropriate behavior with the devices is the way to go, and that a "ban is not a plan."
February 01, 2018
The Every Student Succeeds Act required that a report be produced by June. The Department of Education says it won't be ready until March or April.
January 02, 2018
Policymakers should redesign accountability systems to transition from a "culture of compliance to one of continuous improvement," a new report argues.
December 07, 2017
Experts are bad at predicting which jobs will be lost to automation, but policymakers still need to understand the dynamics of technological disruption, a new RAND report concludes.
November 15, 2017
A changing labor market will require both highly skilled IT workers and improved basic digital skills, according to a new report from the Brookings Institute.
October 19, 2017
Instead of watching TV or DVDs, or playing video games in front of a console, kids are increasingly turning to mobile devices for entertainment.
October 06, 2017
Education Week curated 10 key studies to help K-12 educators and policymakers make sense of the debate over how technology will reshape the future of work.
October 02, 2017
Talking with friends online provides the same kind of support and validation for teenagers as interacting face-to-face, according to a new study.
September 21, 2017
A new RAND evaluation of Opportunity by Design high schools found barriers to customizing instruction and implementing "mastery-based" progressions.