Report Roundup

February 9, 2016 - Education Week
 A report explores how a student's street address can be as big a hurdle as any to getting into a good college.
February 9, 2016 - Education Week
 Teachers do seem to be getting a lot of professional development aligned to the common core in both English/language arts and math, but it's not always focused on the topics that they say they need the most help on.
February 9, 2016 - Education Week
 For the fourth-straight year, state spending on publicly funded preschool has increased, according to the latest report by the Education Commission of the States, a state education policy think tank.
February 9, 2016 - Education Week
 The economy might be recovering, but school districts are still feeling the pinch, according to new federal data.
February 9, 2016 - Education Week
 A study in the February issue of the journal Pediatrics suggests pointing parents to the positive aspects of their parent-child interactions can reduce the stress of mothers in poverty and improve their children's cognitive development and behavior.
February 9, 2016 - Education Week
  Fewer states are requiring students to study economics, according to a survey from the Council for Economic Education.
January 26, 2016 - Education Week
  Few K-12 science teachers have the experience needed to teach the science and engineering practices described in the Next Generation Science Standards, a new report says.
January 26, 2016 - Education Week
  High-achieving black students are far less likely to be referred for gifted programs unless they have a black teacher. A new study in the online journal AERA Open analyzed teacher referrals for gifted programs based on more than 14,000 students in a large federal longitudinal study.
January 26, 2016 - Education Week
  Making fresh, cold drinking water more available to students in New York City schools was associated with lower student weight, according to a new study in the journal JAMA Pediatrics.
January 26, 2016 - Education Week
  Programs and electronic apps designed to teach speed-reading are popular, but few people can double their reading rate without losing comprehension, finds a new study in the journal Psychological Science in the Public Interest.
January 26, 2016 - Education Week
  Principals feel "at a loss" for effective ways to deal with gun violence at school, according to a new study in the Journal of Community Health.
January 26, 2016 - Education Week
  Observations of teachers—usually the most prominent component of teacher-evaluation systems—can carry significant sources of bias, potentially penalizing English/language arts teachers of lower-achieving students, concludes a research study.
January 19, 2016 - Education Week
  Poor students at the top of their high school classes are far less likely to enter an Ivy League college than their wealthy counterparts.
January 19, 2016 - Education Week
  Researchers found that Tennessee students who attended a state-funded preschool and subsequently had a highly rated 1st grade teacher performed better than children who had a highly rated teacher but did not attend a state-supported school.
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