A pair of Johns Hopkins researchers explore why low-income men father children outside of marriage.
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June 13, 2014
May 26, 2014
A new study finds that certain types of parent involvement may make more of a difference than others when it comes to schools' efforts to make Adequate Yearly Progress toward improving their test scores under No Child Left Behind.
April 18, 2013
School districts should differentiate parent involvement based on different groups' needs and styles of engaging, a new report says.
September 21, 2011
Many immigrants come to the United States seeking a better life for their children, but a new report by the Harvard Educational Review finds those who come to the country illegally face worse social and academic development as they grow.
June 28, 2011
By as early as 2 years old, differences in a low-income child's home learning environment can make the difference between whether he or she will be considered ready for school or labeled at risk at the start of kindergarten two years later, according to a New York University study.
January 03, 2011
Newly released studies suggest educational partnerships with physicians may help disadvantaged families prepare their children to start school.
October 21, 2010
New research shows new moms get a brain boost from their children.
August 19, 2010
An evaluation takes a sober, second look at the comprehensive, and controversial, school reforms San Diego tried out earlier this decade.
June 18, 2009
A survey out this morning picks up some double-digit increases over the last 10 years in the percentages of fathers who participate in their children's education.
March 24, 2009
In education, encouraging parents to be involved in their children's schooling is like motherhood and apple pie. Everyone likes it, and who would argue against it? But a study published last month in the American Journal of Education suggests that parent involvement can have a downside, too. Resea...