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April 15, 2014 - Education Week
 African-American girls with positive perceptions of themselves are able to refuse unwanted and unprotected sex more often than their peers with negative self-images, a recent Emory University study found.
April 15, 2014 - Education Week
 As children from minority populations gradually become the majority in the United States, the country must address unequal outcomes and opportunities between racial and ethnic groups to ensure a prosperous future, a report released this month says.
April 15, 2014 - Education Week
 Eighty-three percent of U.S. teenagers did not receive any sex education before they first had sex, according to a new federal report.
April 15, 2014 - Education Week
 Poverty-related challenges steal time from high school class periods, leading students at low-income schools to receive an average of half an hour less instruction per day than their peers in higher-income schools.
April 15, 2014 - Education Week
 Most schools meet the U.S. Department of Agriculture's drinking-water requirements, but students still aren't drinking enough water, a study concludes.
April 15, 2014 - Education Week
  Teachers hired during the Great Recession may be sticking around longer than those hired a few years before the downturn, according to new data.
April 15, 2014 - Education Week
  Mathematics anxiety can be explained, at least in part, by genetic factors, says a recent study published in the Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry.
April 1, 2014 - Education Week
  A study published this month illustrates the long-term detrimental effects of joining a gang in adolescence.
April 1, 2014 - Education Week
  Districts that "beat the odds" academically have school board members who are focused narrowly on improving student learning, according to a new report.
April 1, 2014 - Education Week
  Forty-one states now have instructional requirements for arts education at the elementary, middle, and high school levels, though only 17 states have policies on assessment in the subject, according to a new report by the Arts Education Partnership.
April 1, 2014 - Education Week
  Most college-going African-American students aren't getting the education they need to succeed there, according to a new study from the ACT testing company.
April 1, 2014 - Education Week
  About 1 in 68 children in 10 states monitored by the Centers for Disease Control have been identified with an autism spectrum disorder, the highest prevalence of the diagnosis since the agency first started monitoring it in 2000.
April 1, 2014 - Education Week
  New York state is home to the nation's most-segregated public schools, with the share of black students who attend "intensely segregated" schools—those where fewer than 10 percent of students are white—having increased steadily since the late 1980s, according to a new study.
March 25, 2014 - Education Week
  By the time they reached 5th grade, English-language learners in San Francisco's public schools were equally proficient in English, whether they had been in a bilingual program or had received all their instruction in English, a recent study from Stanford University researchers has found.
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