The move to middle school can be a rougher adjustment for students who were high achievers at their elementary schools, finds a new study.
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March 09, 2016
The latest in a series of studies finds students in schools that practice "deeper learning" approaches are more likely to graduate high school and enroll in four-year colleges.
February 12, 2016
Team-based science will require new skills of students that aren't always taught in typical U.S. science classes, say experts at the American Association for the Advancement of Science meeting.
June 25, 2015
A Massachusetts-based program has taken aim at curbing high stress levels among millennials and is having some early success, according to researchers.
June 22, 2015
A Utah study suggests the main benefit for Advanced Placement students comes for those who complete and pass the test.
October 30, 2014
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.
July 09, 2014
A new report suggests "dual generation" anti-poverty programs could boost the achievement and prosperity of parents and children alike.
April 07, 2014
Preliminary results of a survey of California high school teachers suggest that poverty-related challenges lead students at low-income schools to receive half an hour less instructional time per day than their peers in higher-income schools.
March 14, 2014
Research from the University of Minnesota suggests adolescents may perform better and experience fewer problems when school starts at 8:30 a.m. or later so students can get more sleep.
October 15, 2013
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.