Report Roundup

August 24, 2016 – Education Week
 At a time when regional teacher shortages and high turnover rates are rife in school systems, a new report by the Economic Policy Institute may offer some explanation: The gap between U.S. teachers' pay and that of comparable workers is greater than ever before.
August 24, 2016 – Education Week
 Fifteen-year-olds who play online video games score above average in math, reading, and science, while those who engage in social networking tend to score below average, according to an analysis of international assessment data.
August 24, 2016 – Education Week
 Just 22 percent of 12th graders say they've ever taken a computer science course, according to an analysis of national data published this month. And more than half of seniors attend high schools that don't even offer computer science.
August 24, 2016 – Education Week
 When compared with both their peers internationally and fellow American college graduates, U.S. teachers have middling math and literacy skills, finds a group of international researchers.
August 24, 2016 – Education Week
 Children who rely on school lunch programs have a higher likelihood of becoming overweight, possibly because of the food served through those federally funded programs, according to a report by researchers at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.
August 24, 2016 – Education Week
  Do differences in sleep cycles between boys and girls help explain the gender performance gap? That's the theory behind a paper released this summer by the Institute for the Study of Labor, a private, independent research institute based in Germany.
August 24, 2016 – Education Week
  Each year, nearly a quarter of all New York City teachers move within their schools to a new grade-level assignment or a new subject. And those reassignments can depress their students' achievement, concludes a study.
August 3, 2016 – Education Week
  Parents in the District of Columbia's school system chose their children's schools based in part on how closely the schools' racial makeup matched their own children, a new study shows.
August 3, 2016 – Education Week
  High school students taking college courses in rural areas can face fewer options and higher cost, finds a new report by the Regional Educational Laboratory Appalachia.
August 3, 2016 – Education Week
  U.S. elementary teachers get far less training than teachers in high-achieving countries for deep understanding of the content they teach, finds a study by the Center on International Education Benchmarking.
August 3, 2016 – Education Week
  While national political dialogue has focused on improving preschool, the first years of elementary school has gotten less attention, even though its requirements vary significantly state to state, finds a new report by the Education Commission of the States.
August 3, 2016 – Education Week
  A new study in the journal Urban Education finds one potential reason for summer slide: Lack of access to print books in high-poverty neighborhoods.
August 3, 2016 – Education Week
  About 1 in 5 students who graduate well-prepared for college don't enroll, according to a new ACT report.
August 3, 2016 – Education Week
  Legislatures in 21 states sought this year to expand topics in sex education classes, in many cases to address teen dating violence or child sexual abuse, according to a new legislative analysis.
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