2017 MacArthur Fellow explores how students' social relationships can boost or undermine schools' efforts to stop bullying.
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October 11, 2017
September 20, 2017
The researcher plans to use the prize money to perfect curriculum materials for teachers who want to help their students develop a belief in their own ability to improve their learning.
August 29, 2017
Mentoring young men of color with professional work experience can significantly boost their likelihood of graduating and going on to college, but the program is less effective for girls.
August 01, 2017
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.
July 12, 2017
Students in China and India see science as a communal activity more than U.S. students do, and a new study suggests it boosts their interest in science careers.
June 20, 2017
What if one set of middle school writing exercises could help change disadvantaged students' likelihood of attending college?
May 08, 2017
But new research on chronic absenteeism reveals a lot of surprising details can make a difference in whether students make it to class.
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.