Novice teachers with persistence or "grit" are more likely to be effective and less likely to quit midyear, according to a new study.

Kindergartners whose teachers were trained by the i3-granted-funded Children's Literacy Initiative scored higher on early literacy assessments.

A forthcoming evaluation of a Minnesota volunteer program finds multi-tiered tutoring can boost early literacy.

Even as Asian-Americans and females have made inroads, Hispanics and African-Americans continue to be under-represented among finalists in the Intel Science Talent Search and New Yorkers are over-represented, just as in the contest's early years.

A pair of studies on teacher job searches find that teachers' perceptions of neighborhood and district locations guide their decisions during job searches.

AERA is offering free online access to peer-reviewed journal articles on newsworthy topics, starting with the Common Core.

A Child Trends report finds promising results for schools that offer wraparound services such as mentoring, counseling, and healthcare, an approach touted by New York City's new mayor.

A sweeping research review on bullying suggests that the actions of individual teachers and students can help victims but in order to truly make schools safe for students, districts need to adopt and enforce clear policies and also consider that bullying may be more common in schools with certain characteristics such as racial homogeneity and academic tracking and in stand-alone middle schools.

A new analysis finds that NCLB flexibility waivers too often continue flawed accountability practices of the original law rather than considering non-test-based indicators, student growth, student demographics or results from subjects other than reading and math.

A research review endorsed by the American Academy of Pediatrics contradicts common myths such as the erroneous idea that learning second languages confuses children, and the mistaken belief that immigrant parents should be encouraged to speak to their children in English.

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