District busing policies can significantly affect chronic absenteeism among rural students, finds a new study at the American Educational Research Association.
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April 07, 2019
April 06, 2019
Schools need to address more than physical mobility to improve attendance among foster students, finds new research at the American Educational Research Association meeting.
April 03, 2019
British neuroscientists find early biological evidence that having a growth mindset in math can change how students mentally approach problems.
March 12, 2019
A forthcoming study finds that beginning middle schoolers benefit from two 15-minute writing exercises to boost their sense of social and academic belonging.
March 11, 2019
Principals who use certificates to encourage students to come to school may want to take a second look at their effects, warns a study previewed at the annual Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness meeting.
February 26, 2019
A new nationwide survey finds that, compared to 50 years ago, fewer women are missing from schools and the workplace. That's not the case for young men.
February 13, 2019
Districtwide school choice programs can spread students to campuses far from where they live. A new study suggests school leaders should take a closer look at those commutes.
February 07, 2019
A new study in the journal Psychological Science is the latest in a slew of experiments identifying small differences in a teacher's language that may improve motivation in science, particularly for students from traditionally underrepresented groups.
January 14, 2019
At one time or another, most students feel antsy going into a big test. A new study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences suggests two ways teachers can help students thrive in spite of stress.
January 09, 2019
The highly polarizing 2016 Presidential campaign blitzed the swing state of Virginia. And in the year that followed, a new study in the journal Educational Researcher suggests school bullying problems likewise split along political lines.