Report Roundup

October 21, 2014 - Education Week
 Local K-12 education foundations with $2 million or more in annual revenues topped a performance ranking of these nonprofit organizations that support individual school districts.
October 21, 2014 - Education Week
 Opportunities to learn STEM subjects are lacking at rural schools in Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and Ohio, according to a new report.
October 21, 2014 - Education Week
 Consolidating large school districts in Texas would increase costs and cause student performance to fall, according to a study by researchers from Texas A&M and Utah State universities.
October 21, 2014 - Education Week
 How many graduates from a particular high school go on to college depends largely on the school's poverty level and whether it is public or private, while location is not as much of a factor, new research reveals.
October 21, 2014 - Education Week
 New York City's small high schools raise graduation rates and boost college enrollment—at a lower cost per graduate—than the city's larger high schools, according to findings from an ongoing longitudinal study.
October 14, 2014 - Education Week
  Want to find a better teacher for English-language learners? A new report suggests schools might start by looking for teachers who add the most value for any student, rather than limiting the search to those with specialized training to work with ELLs.
October 14, 2014 - Education Week
  Some California colleges are seeing a decline in American Indian enrollment, and those students continue to lag behind their peers in academic achievement, according to a recent report.
October 14, 2014 - Education Week
  Preschool teachers are less likely to be white and more likely to be women than teachers in elementary and secondary school, says a report on early-education teachers.
October 14, 2014 - Education Week
  A new study from the Center for American Progress concludes that teachers' expectations for their students are strongly correlated with students' graduation rates.
October 14, 2014 - Education Week
  Do the new "A through F" and similar accountability systems states designed under the Obama administration's No Child Left Behind Act waivers do a good job of recognizing how schools are doing when it comes to educating poor and minority students?
October 7, 2014 - Education Week
  The District of Columbia and Louisiana have the "healthiest" charter school systems, while Oregon and Nevada have the weakest sectors, according to a report.
October 7, 2014 - Education Week
  English-language learners in special education programs in one district had significantly lower English-proficiency scores than the average for all ell students, a study found.
October 7, 2014 - Education Week
  Elementary school children who exercised for about an hour a day in an after-school program had better brain function and were more focused in class than students who didn't get much physical activity, according to a study.
October 7, 2014 - Education Week
  Curiosity about a subject really does excite the brain in ways that can make it easier to learn, a study concludes.
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