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December 06, 2016

Parent Media Use, Attitudes Probed By New Study

Common Sense Media released a new study which measured the limits parents put on their children's media use, and how much time they spend with media themselves.

June 03, 2016

Study: Refugee Parents' Understanding of Schools, Language Can Affect Students

A research review in Pediatrics found that refugee parents' education and language ability can be tied to children's learning in different ways.

August 28, 2015

Parents and Teachers Should Talk More for Students' Sake, Survey Finds

There's a big communication gap between the two groups when it comes to sharing information about major life events in children's lives, a new survey says.

August 05, 2015

School Choice Boosted Test Scores in New Orleans Post-Katrina, Study Finds

Charter schools have driven up student performance in New Orleans in the 10 years since Hurricane Katrina, according to the Education Research Alliance.

June 19, 2015

Who Is Opting Out of Standardized Tests?

A research paper from the Brown Center on Education at Brookings makes some preliminary conclusions about the characteristics of students and school districts where test refusal is prevalent.

June 10, 2015

Opting Out Highlights Parent Power to Influence Education Policy

Researchers and educators share their opinions and insight into the grassroots-driven national test-refusal movement in a special Commentary section in Education Week.

May 13, 2015

Report Finds Louisiana Charter Schools Lack Supervision

This report points out flaws with the academic and financial oversight of Louisiana's charter school system and calls for a moratorium on new charters.

May 01, 2015

Study Paints Statistical Portrait of Same-Sex Parents in America

Same-sex parents are raising more than 210,000 children under age 18 across the U.S., according to a demographic study of such couples.

March 27, 2015

Study Says Some New Orleans Principals Cherry-Picked Students

Other New Orleans public school principals responded to competitive pressure by improving academic programs or opening new schools.

March 20, 2015

Complex Special Education Language Confounds Parents

A recent study found that special education language has gotten harder to understand, leaving many parents in the dark.

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