Report Roundup

July 20, 2016 – Education Week
 From 1979 to 2013, the growth in corrections spending by states and localities rose by 324 percent, compared with the 107 percent growth rate in money for education over that period.
July 20, 2016 – Education Week
 A study has found that giving middle school math teachers access to inquiry-based lesson plans and online support significantly improved student achievement—and benefited weaker teachers the most.
July 20, 2016 – Education Week
 High school students are getting less and less interested in becoming teachers, a trend that's picking up speed at an "alarming" rate, ACT Inc. said this month.
July 20, 2016 – Education Week
 Alternative-certification programs are bringing in scores more teachers of color, male teachers, and teachers who attended selective colleges than traditional programs. But teachers who enter the profession through such programs also appear to leave it at higher rates—a gap that has grown since 1999.
July 20, 2016 – Education Week
 In efforts to keep high school students on track to graduate, an evaluation of the Diplomas Now intervention suggests an ounce of prevention is better than a pound of cure.
July 20, 2016 – Education Week
  New data show that a growing percentage of children, especially those from well-off households, attend center-based care in the year before they attend kindergarten.
July 20, 2016 – Education Week
  Of the thousands of Montana students who turned to a state-run virtual program to make up courses they previously failed, 57 percent passed, according to a study commissioned by the U.S. Department of Education's Institute of Education Sciences.
June 8, 2016 – Education Week
  Nationwide, the economic impact of 10th grade suspensions tops $35 billion, finds a new study by the Center for Civil Rights Remedies and the University of California, Los Angeles.
June 8, 2016 – Education Week
  The relationships preschoolers form with their teachers can predict their school performance in early-elementary school, concludes a new study.
June 8, 2016 – Education Week
  The right combination of career and academic skills can pay off for high school graduates who don't go to college, producing higher wages and a better chance of working full time than their peers who earn associate degrees or leave college without earning a degree, a new study says.
June 8, 2016 – Education Week
  After years of "college for all" initiatives, most U.S. high school graduates have absorbed the message and are moving on to postsecondary study—but significant gaps remain in their paths, finds new federal data.
June 8, 2016 – Education Week
  Computer science classes, as they're currently operating in the nation's schools, are insufficient to meet the nation's growing demand for jobs in that field, according to a new report.
June 8, 2016 – Education Week
  Young New Orleans public school students have become less likely to change schools than other Louisiana students in the years since Hurricane Katrina, suggesting the district's education changes have reduced mobility, finds a new report.
June 8, 2016 – Education Week
  By age 5, children who had attended formal preschool centers showed higher reading and mathematics skills in kindergarten than those who had been in home or informal care, according to a study in Child Development.
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