Report Roundup

November 30, 2016 – Education Week
 An overwhelming majority of educators agree that equity in education should be a national priority—but in the meantime, teachers and principals report dipping into their own pockets to help fill in the gaps.
November 30, 2016 – Education Week
 Text messages have proved to be powerful partners in reminding students of key milestones they need to complete in order to make it to college.
November 30, 2016 – Education Week
 A Michigan initiative is finding success getting good science, technology, engineering, and math teachers in front of the students who need them the most, an evaluation of the program has found.
November 30, 2016 – Education Week
 What do high school students flock to when they choose their "outside reading?"
November 30, 2016 – Education Week
 Three-fourths of children across the United States aren't getting the recommended physical activity per week, according to a report card released this month by the National Physical Activity Plan Alliance.
November 16, 2016 – Education Week
  Why do parents home-school? Worries about safety, drugs, and peer pressure at school, according to new federal data.
November 16, 2016 – Education Week
  The disconnect between the school day and workday may cost parents nationwide $55 billion a year, with mothers in low-wage, less flexible jobs taking the worst hit, finds a study by the Center for American Progress.
November 16, 2016 – Education Week
  Most higher education institutions view dual-enrollment programs as an important tool for recruiting students and managing their overall enrollment strategies, finds a new survey from the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers.
November 16, 2016 – Education Week
  Head Start children in Southern states are poorer than Head Start children nationwide, and their teachers earn less, finds a new analysis of Head Start programs by the Institute for Child Success, an early-childhood policy and research organization based in Greenville, S.C.
November 16, 2016 – Education Week
  Charter school principals in South Carolina are overwhelmingly veteran school leaders, but more than half are new to the charter sector, according to a study by the Regional Educational Laboratory Southeast.
November 16, 2016 – Education Week
  Math in Focus, a mathematics program based on Singapore-style instruction, was a little better than other math programs that used hands-on activities, according to a randomized controlled trial published in the most recent issue of the Journal of Research on Educational Effectiveness.
November 2, 2016 – Education Week
  The vast majority of states are spending less on education than they did before the Great Recession, according to a study by the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, a think tank that pushes for more vibrant social programs.
November 2, 2016 – Education Week
  A new study of New York City's high school choice system shows that even high-achieving students from lower-performing middle schools often don't aim for the most competitive high schools, a finding that raises questions about how well the choice system, by itself, expands students' options.
November 2, 2016 – Education Week
  It seems like common sense: Students who feel unsafe at school stay home. That basic premise may underlie the link between poor school climate and lower student achievement, according to a new study in the journal Urban Education.
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