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May 06, 2020
May 04, 2020
Coronavirus is spreading rapidly in pre- and post-trial correctional facilities across the United States, and the challenges of social distancing for students in regular districts are all massively compounded for students behind bars.
April 09, 2020
New projections suggest learning loss related to these pandemic-related school closures would be worse than the typical academic backsliding students experience over the summer break.
March 23, 2020
As millions of students nationwide start to settle into virtual learning programs to slow the spread of the coronavirus, a massive new research analysis sounds another note of caution about the effects of exposing significantly more screen time.
March 17, 2020
Students who were chronically absent or at risk of dropping out before the coronavirus outbreak are even more at risk now that schools are closed, experts say.
February 13, 2020
At first glance, it could seem that teenagers just really, really hate high school. But Yale researchers found deeper student engagement issues.
September 18, 2019
The hype around methods for boosting the brain's executive functions often outstrips the still-emerging research, but a new report offers ways education leaders can evaluate programs.
September 04, 2019
America's students want to be civically engaged on everything from immigration to school spending, according to a study of more than 11,000 letters students wrote to the "next U.S. president." The missives show wide variation in how students inform their writing on civic issues.
August 23, 2019
Flipped classrooms have been getting attention as a way for teachers to find more time for activities and individual support during the regular school day, but a new study cautions that the model could trade short-term gains for wider achievement gaps.
July 31, 2019
Stronger teacher collaboration helped prevent students from falling off track at the start of high school, according to a new evaluation of the Building Assets, Reducing Risks program.