A new Gallup poll finds parents prefer structured play and sports over free play, and may feel the need to "fill up" their children's time.
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August 01, 2017
May 12, 2017
Pairing adult education for parents with early learning for their children shows some promising signs to help families out of poverty, according to one Oklahoma study.
May 02, 2017
As states and districts work to implement the Every Student Succeeds Act, six California districts who received federal waivers under the Obama administration are getting the first hints of how more holistic accountability systems might work.
February 03, 2017
A sustained, positive school climate may help middle schoolers keep on track in math and reading.
December 21, 2016
Young children mimicking the Caped Crusader and other famously persistent characters were able to stay focused longer, despite distractions.
July 20, 2016
Students in poverty are less likely that others to have a growth mindset, but those who do can be more resilient to poverty's effects, a new study finds.
June 30, 2016
Classical Disney princesses like Cinderella and Snow White have long been staples of early-childhood entertainment in Western culture, but new research suggests that exposure to Disney royalties perpetuates female gender-stereotypical behaviors in both girls and boys.
February 01, 2016
Adding a parenting review to regular pediatric check-ups may boost parents' mood and toddlers behavior and attention, a new study finds.
December 23, 2015
Having a teacher of another race increases the risk that young boys of color will be suspended or chronically miss class, according to a new study.
December 22, 2015
Interventions that help to immunize vulnerable students against the damage caused by negative stereotypes may convey a kind of herd immunity to their classmates as well.