Report Roundup

June 21, 2017 – Education Week
 The percentage of children living in poverty has fallen slightly over the past six years, as has the percentage of children whose parents lack secure employment and those whose families face a high housing-cost burden, according to an analysis of national data compiled in the Annie E. Casey Foundation.
June 21, 2017 – Education Week
 Earlier this month, Gallup and Strada Education Network reported on what people regret about their college choices. It found those who earned bachelor's degrees were more likely to regret their chosen field of study than those who earned associate, vocational/technical, or graduate degrees. Those who didn't earn degrees until they were 30 or older had fewer regrets, too.
June 21, 2017 – Education Week
 Public schools in rural areas lag in equitable funding, early-childhood education programs, and career and workforce readiness. A 50-state report by the Washington-based Rural School and Community Trust highlights the challenges that rural schools and districts continue to face.
June 21, 2017 – Education Week
 Students in charter schools that are run by for-profit companies perform markedly worse than their peers in charters managed by nonprofit groups, according to a study.
June 7, 2017 – Education Week
 What's the best way to study for a big test? Take more tests, finds a new meta-analysis in the journal Review of Educational Research.
June 7, 2017 – Education Week
  Half of the New Orleans teachers who were fired in the post-Katrina reorganization of that district never returned to teach in Louisiana public schools, according to a study from the Education Research Alliance at Tulane University.
June 7, 2017 – Education Week
  A new national survey finds a striking "lack of knowledge about foreign language teaching and learning."
June 7, 2017 – Education Week
  The federal Bureau of Indian Affairs consistently lets safety problems slide in the 185 schools run by the Bureau of Indian Education, according to a study by the Government Accountability Office.
June 7, 2017 – Education Week
  The wealth of student data generated today can help educators learn about student thinking and effective teaching in ways "that were unimagined just a decade ago," but also can create deep concerns about student privacy and the proper use of data, a report by the National Academy of Education says.
May 31, 2017 – Education Week
  About 40 percent of all school-aged children in special education are classified as having "specific learning disabilities," which include dyslexia and other disorders, finds the latest study by the National Center for Learning Disabilities.
May 31, 2017 – Education Week
  U.S. students performed about average in financial literacy among 10 countries, according to the results of the latest Program for International Student Assessment. American 15-year-olds performed below students from Australia, Belgium, Canada, China, the Netherlands, and Russia on questions of basic personal financ...
May 31, 2017 – Education Week
  Teaching Tolerance, an education project at the Southern Poverty Law Center, has published a guide designed to help educators ensure that English-language learners and their families have equitable experiences at school.
May 31, 2017 – Education Week
  The skills needed for technical careers have changed significantly, and school and adult education programs need to do more to support evolving technical education, according to a sizeable new report on career education by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.
May 31, 2017 – Education Week
  Children whose parents did not graduate from high school and who are poor enter kindergarten less prepared than pupils without those risk factors, and they trail other students academically through 3rd grade, according to the National Center for Education Statistics.
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