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October 17, 2013

Study Finds 'No Place to Get Away' From Deep Poverty in South, West Schools

Nearly half of all American public school students now live in poverty, and state supports have not kept pace with significant and rapidly rising majorities of poor students in their classrooms.

October 15, 2013

School Poverty—More Than Race—Affects Students' College-Going, Study Finds

High-poverty schools sent significantly fewer graduates to college in 2012 than higher-income schools, regardless of the schools' geographic location or racial makeup, according to a new study by the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center.

August 30, 2013

High School Dating Abuse Hinders Education, Study Says

High school dating violence can reduce young women's educational attainment longterm, a new study suggests.

June 14, 2013

Federal Pilot Would Give Funding Flexibility to Help Dropouts

A federal interagency initiative hopes to test new policies and programs to support disconnected youth.

June 06, 2013

Dropout Recovery: Further Research and Resources for Diplomas Count 2013

Beyond Diplomas Count 2013, educators and policymakers can dig into more research and resources on dropout recovery.

June 03, 2013

National Board: Sequestration Hinders Research Funding

The Institute of Education Sciences is considering how to fund highly rated research projects in the wake of federal budget cuts.

May 30, 2013

Study: Broader Data Use Could Improve Parent Involvement

A new analysis suggests ways school districts could help parents and policymakers make more informed comparisons of schools.

April 10, 2013

New York School Funding Experiment Hampered by Cuts, Study Finds

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's move to base school funding on student needs has made some progress in providing more equitable support, a new study finds, but a complicated transition and overall budget cuts mean more than nine out of 10 schools still don't receive appropriate support based on the needs of their students.

October 12, 2012

Census: Private School Enrollment Continues to Fall

Private school enrollment continues to drop, according to 2011 American Community Survey data released this week by the the U.S. Census Bureau. As of 2011, the Census found 4.1 million students attended private elementary and high schools, a drop from both 4.8 million in 2005, the last count, and ...

September 26, 2012

Strikes Like Chicago's Could Become a Lot More Common

Teacher strikes like Chicago's could become a lot more common nationwide if policymakers and administrators do not begin to make system changes needed to cope with the unprecedented aging of the American workforce.

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