Report Roundup

March 22, 2017 – Education Week
 Retired teachers who mentored new educators showed promise in improving math instruction, according to a new randomized controlled trial.
March 22, 2017 – Education Week
 A new study of dual-enrollment programs finds that high-achieving white girls from financially secure homes are more likely to enroll in those college-credit programs than minority, male, or low-income students.
March 22, 2017 – Education Week
 Virtual bullying can do real damage to students' educational and social progress, according to a new meta-analysis of research in the journal Review of Educational Research.
March 22, 2017 – Education Week
 Elementary school students are often acutely aware of their immigration status—and it affects how and when they participate in school activities, finds a study in the American Educational Research Journal.
March 22, 2017 – Education Week
 Instead of hiring substitutes when teachers are absent, New York City could save $9 million a year by sending students online to complete assignments independently, according to a budget office report.
March 22, 2017 – Education Week
  Students who were suspended in high school are much less likely to graduate, which, in turn, leads to lower tax revenue and higher taxpayer costs years later.
March 8, 2017 – Education Week
  Much of a teacher's day is devoted to instruction, with precious little time set aside for collaborating with colleagues, planning lessons, or reflecting on practice, says a report from the Center for American Progress.
March 8, 2017 – Education Week
  The Louisiana legislature's move to weaken teacher tenure in 2012 led to the loss of up to 1,700 public school teachers over the next two years, according to a study by the Education Research Alliance for New Orleans at Tulane University.
March 8, 2017 – Education Week
  A report from the Girl Scout Research Institute finds that girls with lower socioeconomic status participate in extracurricular activities less often than their more-affluent peers.
March 8, 2017 – Education Week
  Children enrolled for a year in an enhanced Head Start program known as Educare show better results on tests of auditory and expressive-language skills, parent-reported problem behaviors, and parent-child interactions than those who were not able to enroll in the program, a study finds.
March 8, 2017 – Education Week
  Young children who watch television more than two hours a day show decreased skills in math and executive functioning—the collective term for cognitive abilities related to attention, focus, and self-control—with low- income children faring the worst compared with those from higher-income families who viewed the same amount of TV, concludes a new study.
March 8, 2017 – Education Week
  A report from the Girl Scout Research Institute finds that girls with lower socioeconomic status participate in extracurricular activities less often than their more-affluent peers.
March 1, 2017 – Education Week
  Alaska and New York state pay teachers nearly double the salaries of those working in Mississippi and Oklahoma, says a study by GoBankingRates.
March 1, 2017 – Education Week
  Spending an hour learning computer basics may positively change students' attitudes about computer science and increase their feelings of self-efficacy where that subject is concerned—especially among girls, suggests a study.
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