Report Roundup

January 27, 2015 - Education Week
 Concerns about too much regulation and maintaining independence are the primary reasons private schools choose not to participate in school voucher or tax-credit scholarship programs, according to a new report.
January 27, 2015 - Education Week
 An analysis of school funding in 11 big-city districts that share financial and demographic similarities shows that the financially strapped Philadelphia school district receives less funding per-pupil than seven of its counterparts.
January 27, 2015 - Education Week
 Recently proposed education initiatives in Vermont will do little to improve schools and may negatively impact the state's small, rural schools, according to a report from the Penn State Center for Rural Education and Communities.
January 27, 2015 - Education Week
 Six urban school districts receiving a combined $75 million in philanthropic funding are seizing opportunities to improve school leadership by better training principals, and supporting and evaluating them on the job, a new report finds.
January 27, 2015 - Education Week
 An improving economy appears to be freeing up school districts' ability to spend on technology and other tools and resources, including instructional materials, according to a survey of administrators.
January 21, 2015 - Education Week
  Declining participation in the National School Lunch Program was not caused by more stringent nutrition standards, an analysis by the Food Research and Action Center says.
January 21, 2015 - Education Week
  Obese and overweight preschool-aged children were found to have significantly healthier weight statuses by the time they reached kindergarten age if they participated in Head Start programs, according to a study published online last week in the journal Pediatrics.
January 21, 2015 - Education Week
  Parent surveys tend to overstate the importance of academics in the school choices made by families in New Orleans' all-charter system, according to a new study.
January 21, 2015 - Education Week
  Funding colleges based on the number of degrees they award may boost the wrong types of credentials for students, finds a new study of Washington state policy.
January 21, 2015 - Education Week
  Adding extra time to the day or year is easier said than done, according to a report released last week by the Center on Education Policy, a Washington research organization.
January 21, 2015 - Education Week
  When high school students do poorly on college-placement exams and learn they must take a remedial course, they are no less likely to enroll in college than students who score just above the remediation placement cutoff.
January 13, 2015 - Education Week
  Teenagers overestimate how often their peers participate in risky sexual and drug-related behaviors, and those misperceptions may cause them to adjust their own behaviors, adapting to social norms that don't actually exist, a study has found.
January 13, 2015 - Education Week
  There is little agreement among administrators on what computer science is, how it should be taught, and what kind of requirement it should fulfill.
January 13, 2015 - Education Week
  A report from the Education Commission of the States details the work of 14 states that are requiring teachers to demonstrate mastery of reading instruction before they are licensed.
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