Report Roundup

January 26, 2016 - Education Week
 Few K-12 science teachers have the experience needed to teach the science and engineering practices described in the Next Generation Science Standards, a new report says.
January 26, 2016 - Education Week
 High-achieving black students are far less likely to be referred for gifted programs unless they have a black teacher. A new study in the online journal AERA Open analyzed teacher referrals for gifted programs based on more than 14,000 students in a large federal longitudinal study.
January 26, 2016 - Education Week
 Making fresh, cold drinking water more available to students in New York City schools was associated with lower student weight, according to a new study in the journal JAMA Pediatrics.
January 26, 2016 - Education Week
 Programs and electronic apps designed to teach speed-reading are popular, but few people can double their reading rate without losing comprehension, finds a new study in the journal Psychological Science in the Public Interest.
January 26, 2016 - Education Week
 Principals feel "at a loss" for effective ways to deal with gun violence at school, according to a new study in the Journal of Community Health.
January 26, 2016 - Education Week
  Observations of teachers—usually the most prominent component of teacher-evaluation systems—can carry significant sources of bias, potentially penalizing English/language arts teachers of lower-achieving students, concludes a research study.
January 19, 2016 - Education Week
  Poor students at the top of their high school classes are far less likely to enter an Ivy League college than their wealthy counterparts.
January 19, 2016 - Education Week
  Researchers found that Tennessee students who attended a state-funded preschool and subsequently had a highly rated 1st grade teacher performed better than children who had a highly rated teacher but did not attend a state-supported school.
January 19, 2016 - Education Week
  Students at an urban school in Washington state ate healthier lunches after their schools began complying with new federal nutrition standards, a new study finds.
January 19, 2016 - Education Week
  There's no clear-cut evidence that state takeovers of large urban districts leads to better student performance or fiscal management, concludes a report by the Pew Charitable Trusts.
January 19, 2016 - Education Week
  School districts have added more leadership staff, but they have not thought strategically about how to deploy those new bodies to help teachers become better at their jobs, says Bain & Co., a management company.
January 19, 2016 - Education Week
  The data- and evidence-driven approach that was made famous by a former baseball general manager could dramatically improve the 50-year-old federal preschool program, says a report by Head Start advocates and good-governance think tanks.
January 12, 2016 - Education Week
  While the United States' lackluster performance on global tests is well known, it's also worth looking at how the context of U.S. education compares with those of other industrialized nations.
January 12, 2016 - Education Week
  Teachers at Appalachian schools in Kentucky are remaining at their schools from year to year at rates similar to that of their counterparts outside that region of the state, according to a federally funded study.
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