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November 20, 2014

Study Says That Texting Reading Tips to Parents Improves Students' Literacy Skills

Preschoolers whose parents received text messages offering reading tips showed literacy gains, according to a study released by the National Bureau of Economic Research this month.

August 05, 2014

Organizations Update Work to Expand Equity in College Access and Success

Some of the organizations invited by the White House to make commitments to improve college access and completion for low-income students report on their progress.

May 23, 2014

Text Messages Used as Tool to Keep Students on Track for College

Promising research on the effectiveness of texting is prompting nonprofits, colleges, and high schools to try it as a communications strategy to keep students on track with college deadlines.

December 31, 2012

Top Education Research of 2012: Brains, Tools, and Texting, Oh, My!

Education researchers often worry that their work never catches the attention of policymakers and educators in the field, but in 2012, research has been in the spotlight—and occasionally on the hot seat.

November 01, 2012

Teachers Report Mixed Impact of Digital Media

Educators say the Internet and digital tools are helping improve students' research habits, but hurting their attention spans, according to two surveys.

June 13, 2012

Florida District Considers Teacher-Student Texting Ban

Hernando County could join other school districts around the country in placing limitations on digital communications between teachers and students.

June 11, 2012

NCAA Opens Door to Text Messaging for Recruiting

A new NCAA rule that goes into effect June 15 opens the door for Division I and II men's college basketball coaches to text high school athletes.

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