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December 05, 2016
October 28, 2016
ESSA calls for states to adopt another indicator for school accountability, in addition to students' academic achievement in math and language arts. Chronic absenteeism may be a good fit, finds a new policy analysis.
October 26, 2016
It seems like common sense: Students who feel unsafe at school stay home.
October 21, 2016
Adding figures of people to classic tests of spatial perception significantly closed gender gaps, a new study finds.
October 13, 2016
A community-wide research project in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., hopes to find ways to counter implicit bias that may undermine school discipline reform.
September 20, 2016
"What's the only thing worse than being the new kid in 8th grade? Being the new kid in 6th grade." It's not a joke; it's the latest research on how school grade structure affects students.
July 20, 2016
Students in poverty are less likely that others to have a growth mindset, but those who do can be more resilient to poverty's effects, a new study finds.
May 10, 2016
A new National Academies report reviews the effectiveness of different approaches to stopping school bullying.
April 11, 2016
A science curriculum using toy cars helped engage girls and special education students in physics learning, finds a study presented at AERA.
April 11, 2016
So-called "summer melt" is long studied in the academic world, but students' social and emotional development may also regress when they are not in school, according to new findings presented at the American Educational Research Association meeting here.