Report Roundup

April 26, 2016 - Education Week
 Nearly all math and language arts teachers in common-core states rely on materials they developed or curated, RAND surveys have found.
April 26, 2016 - Education Week
 Students from all socioeconomic groups have been earning bachelor's degrees at increasing rates in recent years, but gaps in college attainment by socioeconomic status have worsened slightly since 1970, according to a report released last week.
April 26, 2016 - Education Week
 In 2015, spending on hardware for educational purposes amounted to $15 billion, an increase of 7 percent from 2014, according to Futuresource Consulting, a U.K.-based provider of ed-tech research.
April 26, 2016 - Education Week
 Hispanic students, like all students, are more likely to move into science, technology, engineering, and mathematics careers if they show an early interest in STEM and take on higher math and science courses in high school, finds a new federal analysis.
April 26, 2016 - Education Week
 State longitudinal student-data systems have evolved, but collecting data alone is not enough to help teachers and researchers use the information to make meaningful improvements for students, according to a report by the Data Quality Campaign.
April 26, 2016 - Education Week
  Students perform better in math classes held in the morning than they do in the afternoon, according to a study published last month in the Review of Economics and Statistics.
April 19, 2016 - Education Week
  The multiplatform games, projects, and apps created through the grant program boosted young children's math skills, an evaluation has found.
April 19, 2016 - Education Week
  An analysis of reading and mathematics scores in two of the country's highest-performing public preschool programs—those in Tulsa and Boston—concludes that high-quality universal preschool could help children of all backgrounds enter kindergarten on an even playing field.
April 19, 2016 - Education Week
  About 45 percent of the working-age adults in the United States have earned college degrees or postsecondary certificates, the Lumina Foundation reported this month, a figure that doesn't bode well for meeting the philanthropy's national goal of 60 percent by 2025.
April 19, 2016 - Education Week
  The number and value of mergers and acquisitions in the education industry rose sharply over the most recent year, fueled by deals in professional training and by consolidation in some areas of K-12, an analysis has found.
April 19, 2016 - Education Week
  The federal School Improvement Grants led to significant turnover among leaders and teachers in persistently struggling schools, finds the final report in a series of 12 studies on the grants that were conducted by the American Institutes for Research for the Institute of Education Sciences.
April 12, 2016 - Education Week
  Charter school graduates in Florida were more likely to stay in college and earn higher salaries than their district school peers.
April 12, 2016 - Education Week
  Extending sleep time by no more than 20 minutes a night was associated with better grades for elementary students, finds a small study in the journal Sleep Medicine.
April 12, 2016 - Education Week
  Millennial teachers are more likely to believe that financial literacy should be taught in schools than their older colleagues, concludes a report from professional-services firm Pricewaterhouse Coopers.
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