What a Monkey's Grandma Can Teach Us About Helping At-Risk Kids

A monkey's uncle, or at least an adopted grandparent, can help counter the effects of early trauma, study shows.


Site to Help Researchers and Practitioners Build Partnerships

New site hopes to provide a "one stop shop" of best practices for educators and researchers hoping to build a longterm partnership.


Grade-School Bullying Takes a Toll on the Adolescent Brain, Study Finds

Brain areas associated with emotional processing and behavior regulation are different in young teenagers who have experienced childhood bullying.


Learning the Parent-Teacher-Conference Dance: Study Finds Steps to Avoid Conflict

Teachers and parents trade the lead in praise and criticism in conferences, finds a new study.


Kindergartners Benefit From Tools of the Mind, Study Finds

A new study takes a second look at the Tools of the Mind early-childhood curriculum, finding benefits for older students.


Census Considers Ditching Question About College Majors

Should the Census ask Americans about their college major?


New Journal to Link Brain Research to Policy

A new academic journal aims to make brain and behavioral research more directly usable for policymakers and practitioners.


National Research Groups Call for Focus on Transition to Adulthood

A new national study finds young adults at the end of their K-12 academic careers face just as critical a developmental window as young children starting school.


Education Research: Ed. Dept. Asks What's Left to Learn

The U.S. Department of Education wants advice on what to evaluate next.


AERA Lecturer Anderson: Voting Inequity, Education Gaps Go Hand in Hand

James D. Anderson, a top education-policy historian at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, calls for education and voting equity in the 2014 Brown v. Board of Education lecture in education research, sponsored by the American Educational Research Association.


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