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September 16, 2014 - Education Week
 A growing number of U.S. students regularly use laptops, tablets, and smartphones for schoolwork, but just one in six attends a school that provides all students with their own such mobile devices.
September 16, 2014 - Education Week
 Better mathematics screening procedures may help schools choose students for 8th grade Algebra 1 classes who will be able to successfully complete the course, according to a study by the Regional Educational Laboratory West.
September 16, 2014 - Education Week
 Physically active boys perform better in early reading in lower primary school than more sedentary boys, according to a Finnish study published in the journal PLOS-One.
September 16, 2014 - Education Week
 Inattentive toddlers are at a higher risk of developing reading problems in 2nd grade, according to a study published this month in the journal Developmental Psychology.
September 16, 2014 - Education Week
 Superintendents have very little influence on student achievement in their districts, a report suggests.
September 16, 2014 - Education Week
  Children who are among the oldest in their kindergarten class are more likely than younger classmates to take and pass Advanced Placement exams in high school and to earn bachelor's degrees within four years, according to a study by researchers at the College Board.
September 9, 2014 - Education Week
  Students with poor attendance in the month before taking the 2013 National Assessment of Educational Progress scored significantly lower on the test than their peers who had no absences in that time frame, a new analysis by Attendance Works finds.
September 9, 2014 - Education Week
  Seventy percent of parents responding to a recent poll said they were at least somewhat concerned "about the risk their child faces from school shootings," and 35 percent were "very or extremely concerned."
August 26, 2014 - Education Week
  A new data analysis focuses on racial disparities in the Ferguson, Mo., schools at a time when that community has attracted national attention for public protests over the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a white police officer.
August 26, 2014 - Education Week
  Dual-language-immersion programs can delay English proficiency in Latino English-learners but still benefit them in the long run, concludes a new study.
August 26, 2014 - Education Week
  An analysis of U.S. Department of Education data finds that students receiving accommodations under Section 504 of the 1973 Rehabilitation Act differ from those classified under the Individuals With Disabilities Act.
August 26, 2014 - Education Week
  Children with poor language skills not only have trouble communicating, but can also lack the "running internal monologue" that helps them control their behavior, according to new research.
August 26, 2014 - Education Week
  As children make the transition from finger counting to retrieving math facts from memory, their brains begin to change, says a study.
August 26, 2014 - Education Week
  The U.S. education accountability system is more suited to workers of an industrial economy than one driven by information and professional skills, according to a report.
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