Report Roundup

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.
October 7, 2014 - Education Week
  A new study finds that 79 percent of high school graduates go to a two- or four-year college by age 20, and that 88 percent enroll by age 26—a much higher proportion than researchers previously thought.
September 30, 2014 - Education Week
  Too few prospective teachers are using—or are even aware of—federal loan-forgiveness programs that could ease the financial burden of teacher preparation, a recent report from the centrist think tank Third Way contends.
September 30, 2014 - Education Week
  Many a nurturing parent has soothed a bullied child with a reminder that social awkwardness will change, that the bullies may one day regret it, and that people slide up and down the social totem pole throughout their lives.
September 30, 2014 - Education Week
  If parents want their children to continue their education past high school, pushing them to enroll in extracurricular activities alongside studious peers may be the way to go, suggests a study in the journal Social Science Research.
September 30, 2014 - Education Week
  Latino children continue to trail their non-Latino peers on many measures of academic success, but a new study from the Child Trends Hispanic Institute shows they are gaining ground.
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