The Walton Family Foundation will fund research on measuring and nurturing social-emotional skills and grit.
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September 17, 2015
September 01, 2015
While attendance in later grades gets a lot of attention, educators and policy makers should also be concerned about early patterns of chronic absenteeism, two groups say.
June 23, 2015
Advocates of restorative justice announced a victory Tuesday, as the Los Angeles Unified School District announced the reallocation of some school-policing funds toward programs meant to improve school climate.
June 23, 2015
A new report from the University of Chicago Consortium on Chicago School Research offers a framework for understanding the cognitive and non-cognitive traits students need for success as adults.
June 15, 2015
New materials aim to teach parents about the research behind schools' growth mindset work.
June 12, 2015
New research underscores the important role that adult alcohol policies and habits play on youth drinking.
May 18, 2015
Are schools legally obligated to address the effects of student trauma in the classroom? A new lawsuit against the Compton Unified School District says that they are and that many fail to do so.
May 13, 2015
Measures used to assess student progress in development of social and emotional traits are limited and should not be used to penalize or compare schools, Angela Duckworth and David Yeager wrote.
March 27, 2015
While 3-in-4 young adults support public school sex education, less than half have found it useful in real life situations.
March 26, 2015
Countries noted for superior performance on international academic tests also rank below the United States on student engagement, an analysis finds. Does this mean engagement isn't so important?