Report Roundup

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.
August 19, 2014 - Education Week
  Between 1970 and 2010, the number of nonteaching staff members expanded by 130 percent to more than 3 million—or about half of public school districts' overall staff.
August 19, 2014 - Education Week
  Having a parent in prison can be more stressful for a child than having parents die or become divorced, according to a new study.
August 19, 2014 - Education Week
  A federally funded pilot study is showing promising early results for a tiered intervention to boost graduation rates, finds the research group.
August 19, 2014 - Education Week
  Head Start gives its largest academic and social boosts to young children in particular family contexts, says a study.
August 19, 2014 - Education Week
  The nearly decade-long decentralization of New Orleans' public schools has had mixed results and brought with it a unique set of challenges, finds a new report.
August 19, 2014 - Education Week
  States with higher concentrations of poor or minority students and larger class sizes require students to learn a narrower range of skills, finds a new University of Kansas analysis.
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