When parents encourage their children to ask "why?." kids may be more interested in science later in life. How can schools engage students who didn't have that experience?
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July 24, 2014
The effort fits into a larger national picture of schools taking a closer look at how student wellness affects academic success.
May 15, 2014
Researchers studied Web views before and after the school shootings to see how people explore polarizing issues.
April 11, 2014
A report by a UCLA research center criticizes models that rely on nonprofit organizations to partner with schools and community services such as health clinics in order to provide services to at-risk students.
April 01, 2014
In "Race for Results," the Baltimore-based Annie E. Casey Foundation created a new index that uses 12 educational, health, and economic factors to rank how children from major racial and ethnic groups fare in every state.
March 26, 2014
Data show that gang involvement in adolescence affects a broad range of social, health, and behavioral factors into adulthood.
March 13, 2014
A new series of reports argues that disparate rates of school discipline for African-American students and those with disabilities drive up the dropout risks and help push them into the juvenile justice system.
February 05, 2014
A new research review examines the academic impacts of a wide range of teenage behaviors, from television-watching to early sexual activity to playing sports, and finds that the effects are often mediated by a student's particular social milieu.
January 17, 2014
Students who pay for their lunches with debit cards are less likely to hit purchase limits and more likely to buy unhealthy foods, a study found.
January 14, 2014
Two studies released in the same week make vastly different conclusions about the influence of MTV's hit reality shows about teenage pregnancy.