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January 18, 2018
January 16, 2018
A report from Rand outlines a research agenda to better understand the phenomenon of "truth decay," with implications for K-12 schools.
November 09, 2017
There's an opportunity for using arts to help boost student achievement under the new federal law, but research lags far behind practice.
October 30, 2017
Those patterns persist even for students demonstrating high math ability in the 8th grade.
October 13, 2017
Explicit test preparation is associated with small declines in the quality of lessons, but not consistently.
September 26, 2017
A study examining the trajectories of more than 187,000 Chicago freshmen finds that GPA is a strong predictor of later high school grades and college enrollment and persistence.
August 23, 2017
Researchers from the University of South Florida are testing a curriculum aimed at helping high-achieving high school students cope with the stress of taking advanced and college-level courses.
August 01, 2017
A pilot program, supported by a $1.4 million federal grant and led by researchers from the Johns Hopkins Science of Learning Institute, aims to test whether lessons incorporated into a 3rd grade science curriculum can boost spatial skills.
June 21, 2017
New research found that project-based learning can help improve students' academic achievement in low-income communities, but that success is not guaranteed.
May 24, 2017
The cognitive psychologist's new book "is meant to leave the teacher with a useful cartoon model of what's happening in the mind when a skilled reader reads."