While most parents of K-12 students seem pleased with the communication and educational activities schools are providing during the COVID-19 shutdowns, some are still concerned about how prepared their children will be for the next school year, a University of Southern California survey finds.
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June 30, 2016
Classical Disney princesses like Cinderella and Snow White have long been staples of early-childhood entertainment in Western culture, but new research suggests that exposure to Disney royalties perpetuates female gender-stereotypical behaviors in both girls and boys.
March 13, 2015
Young children with depressed dads are more likely to fight, lie, and show anxiety, finds a new study.
October 08, 2014
Even young children watch what adults argue about, and it changes their behavior, a new study finds.
June 13, 2014
A pair of Johns Hopkins researchers explore why low-income men father children outside of marriage.
May 26, 2014
A new study finds that certain types of parent involvement may make more of a difference than others when it comes to schools' efforts to make Adequate Yearly Progress toward improving their test scores under No Child Left Behind.
April 18, 2013
School districts should differentiate parent involvement based on different groups' needs and styles of engaging, a new report says.
September 21, 2011
Many immigrants come to the United States seeking a better life for their children, but a new report by the Harvard Educational Review finds those who come to the country illegally face worse social and academic development as they grow.
June 28, 2011
By as early as 2 years old, differences in a low-income child's home learning environment can make the difference between whether he or she will be considered ready for school or labeled at risk at the start of kindergarten two years later, according to a New York University study.
January 03, 2011
Newly released studies suggest educational partnerships with physicians may help disadvantaged families prepare their children to start school.