Report Roundup

August 31, 2016 – Education Week
 It's hard to be one of only a few students of your race in a science field, but new research suggests the possibility of helping your own community can spur students to become trailblazers.
August 31, 2016 – Education Week
 The likelihood of cyberbullying is about seven times greater between current or former friends or dating partners than between young people who don't know each other, a study says.
August 31, 2016 – Education Week
 Texas charter schools, on average, appear to negatively affect students' future earnings, according to a working paper by two economists.
August 31, 2016 – Education Week
 The nation's most economically segregated school districts are highlighted in a report released last week by EdBuild, a nonprofit organization that studies school funding issues.
August 31, 2016 – Education Week
 Special education teachers are more likely than general education teachers to use mobile apps with their students, but are not receiving enough formal training on the use of mobile technology for instructional purposes, a report says.
August 24, 2016 – Education Week
  At a time when regional teacher shortages and high turnover rates are rife in school systems, a new report by the Economic Policy Institute may offer some explanation: The gap between U.S. teachers' pay and that of comparable workers is greater than ever before.
August 24, 2016 – Education Week
  Fifteen-year-olds who play online video games score above average in math, reading, and science, while those who engage in social networking tend to score below average, according to an analysis of international assessment data.
August 24, 2016 – Education Week
  Just 22 percent of 12th graders say they've ever taken a computer science course, according to an analysis of national data published this month. And more than half of seniors attend high schools that don't even offer computer science.
August 24, 2016 – Education Week
  When compared with both their peers internationally and fellow American college graduates, U.S. teachers have middling math and literacy skills, finds a group of international researchers.
August 24, 2016 – Education Week
  Children who rely on school lunch programs have a higher likelihood of becoming overweight, possibly because of the food served through those federally funded programs, according to a report by researchers at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.
August 24, 2016 – Education Week
  Do differences in sleep cycles between boys and girls help explain the gender performance gap? That's the theory behind a paper released this summer by the Institute for the Study of Labor, a private, independent research institute based in Germany.
August 24, 2016 – Education Week
  Each year, nearly a quarter of all New York City teachers move within their schools to a new grade-level assignment or a new subject. And those reassignments can depress their students' achievement, concludes a study.
August 3, 2016 – Education Week
  Parents in the District of Columbia's school system chose their children's schools based in part on how closely the schools' racial makeup matched their own children, a new study shows.
August 3, 2016 – Education Week
  High school students taking college courses in rural areas can face fewer options and higher cost, finds a new report by the Regional Educational Laboratory Appalachia.
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