Report Roundup

February 24, 2015 - Education Week
 More girls are taking high school courses in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, but their science and mathematics test results still lag behind those of boys, according to a new analysis.
February 24, 2015 - Education Week
 Lower-income students are much more likely to drop out of school in 9th grade than those of middle- or high-income families, according to an analysis by the National Center for Education Statistics.
February 24, 2015 - Education Week
 Embedding performance assessments into curriculum could provide less intrusive accountability measures for schools, according to a report.
February 24, 2015 - Education Week
 A report by the Center for American Progress outlines the differing features of 10 districts that have restructured their entire teacher-compensation systems.
February 24, 2015 - Education Week
 Schools with a large enough special education population to require reporting on that subgroup's performance were more likely than those with smaller special education populations to move students from self-contained to general education classrooms.
February 24, 2015 - Education Week
  Only about half the nation's rural school districts have students enrolled in college-level Advanced Placement courses, and those students have lower AP success rates than their nonrural peers, according to a report.
February 4, 2015 - Education Week
  About one in four preschoolers in Title I schools in the District of Columbia school system missed 10 percent or more of the 2013-14 school year, finds a study by the Washington-based Urban Institute.
February 3, 2015 - Education Week
  The number of children younger than 18 who receive federal food assistance has doubled since the economic downturn in 2007, according to new U.S. Census Bureau data.
February 3, 2015 - Education Week
  A forthcoming study by University of Missouri researchers finds that accounting for factors like poverty when comparing schools could lead to a more "effective and equitable" teacher-evaluation system.
February 3, 2015 - Education Week
  A program to provide summer and after-school reading enrichment to rural students has reduced the need for intensive reading remediation, finds a new study by the University of Kansas Center for Public Partnerships and Research.
February 3, 2015 - Education Week
  A new report from Excelencia in Education, which advocates higher educational achievement for Latinos, dispels the perception that most Latino students are English-language learners.
February 3, 2015 - Education Week
  College access has become less of a problem for students in poverty than completion, finds a new William T. Grant Foundation study, an update to a 1988 report on inequity.
February 3, 2015 - Education Week
  First grade students participating in Reading Recovery improved significantly in both reading words and overall comprehension, finds a new evaluation of the program by the Consortium for Policy Research in Education, but the authors note some schools' selection criteria may bar students in high need of help.
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.
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