Brain science explanations might help boost growth mindset, a new study finds, but the students and subject matter.
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July 19, 2018
It can be easy to focus on poor grades or absenteeism when thinking about young people at risk, but that leaves out serious health and social issues that can affect students' school lives.
July 17, 2018
By the end of middle school, students may lose a third to half of what they learn during the year to the so-called "summer slide." But the real gaps may not come from where you think.
June 26, 2018
Moving from arresting students to civil citations and alternative programs can help reduce both youth crime and racial disparities in discipline, according to a new study.
June 16, 2018
Though much of the parent involvement research focuses on mothers, emerging studies show involved fathers can significantly improve their children's educational progress, too.
June 06, 2018
Amid mounting evidence that recess can help support student learning, health, and social skills, researchers are taking a closer look at what a "high quality" recess looks like.
June 04, 2018
A new study finds one intervention cut early absenteeism by 15 percent by correcting common parent misconceptions about attendance.
May 31, 2018
Students who learn in hotter classrooms perform worse on college admissions tests, according to a new study from the National Bureau of Economic Research.
May 11, 2018
Teachers are stressed, but taking frustration out on students even a little can significantly hurt students' achievement, according to a new study.
May 10, 2018
New research suggests that video lessons result in higher levels of retention and engagement among students, compared to lectures.