Language Skills Can Shape Children's Impulse Control, Research Says

Can limited vocabulary silence the better angels of students' nature? New research suggests poor speech skills may cause later behavior problems.


National Groups Release New Standards for Educational Research Testing

National research groups have released new standards for education research testing.


Can Schools Respect Individuality Without Cultivating Narcissism in Students?

A researcher in narcissism argues self-esteem boosting efforts in schools may have increased tolerance but reduced empathy in students.


Parent-Student Education Needed for Homeless Families, Studies Say

Schools could fill in gaps of homeless shelter supports for families.


How Can Teachers Build on Gifted, Hyperactive Students' Strengths?

New studies provide insight into ways to help students with attention deficits succeed academically.


Illinois Task Force Studies Chicago Absenteeism

A state task force studies potential solutions for Chicago's chronic truancy issues.


District Research Reveals Ways to Help At-Risk Students Graduate

District-level research in Washington D.C. and Maryland shows how to keep at-risk students on track to graduation and college.


States Consider Incorporating Data-Use Skills in Teacher Certification

Thirteen states are developing standards for training teachers and administrators in how to use education data.


Education Researchers to Advise White House Officials on Better, Cheaper Studies

Researchers meet with White House officials this morning to discuss ways to make high-quality, experimental research less expensive and quicker to turn around to educators in the field.


Can States Make Student Data Useful for Schools?

State leaders sitting on mountains of student data are merging on Washington D.C. next week to share ways to make it more useful to educators.


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