The Knowledge Alliance, a Washington-based nonprofit which represents the nation's regional educational laboratories and other research groups, has tapped veteran Hill staffer Michele McLaughlin to be its next president.
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The National Institute for Child Health and Human Development has released a plethora of research on why teenagers are so much less safe as drivers and how to help them drive more safely.
April 23, 2012
A new atom-based sensor could improve brain imaging studies of children.
April 20, 2012
children ages 8 months to 8 years are exposed to nearly four hours each day of television playing in the background,according to a new University of Pennsylvania study.
April 19, 2012
Vitamin D, linked to improved thinking in adults, does not improve children's academic performance, according to a new study in Epidemiology and Community Health.
April 19, 2012
Federal researchers studying the effectiveness of Head Start's social and emotional instruction have asked for more time to follow up with children and parents in the program.
March 09, 2012
A new University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill study finds rising state standards, mixed with federal accountability, does lead to educational triage—but the effect seems to be short-lived.
December 29, 2011
The next iteration of the nation's regional educational laboratory system will have some new faces.
December 13, 2011
Online algebra classes can bridge the gap for rural students who are ready for advanced math but whose schools lack the resources for a formal class, according to the first federal longitudinal study of online algebra instruction.
December 12, 2011
Comparisons of recent international test data undermine the evidence for several of the hypothesized causes of the math achievement gap between boys and girls, according to a new analysis in the Notices of the American Mathematical Society.