Report Roundup

October 11, 2017 – Education Week
 Preschools attended by low-income and minority children provide on average less free-choice and high-quality curricula than those attended by higher-income and white peers, concludes a study out late last month in the American Educational Research Journal.
October 11, 2017 – Education Week
 Nine out of 10 math and English/language arts teachers say having state standards is good for classroom instruction, according to a survey released last week by the RAND Corp.
October 11, 2017 – Education Week
 Friendship is valuable to teenagers online and off, finds to a new review of studies of teenagers' virtual social interactions.
October 11, 2017 – Education Week
 Bilingual people may be better equipped to learn new languages than those who only speak one language, finds a study in the journal Bilingualism: Language and Cognition.
October 11, 2017 – Education Week
 The high school dropout rate among Hispanic students is at an all-time low, says a new study by the Pew Research Center.
October 4, 2017 – Education Week
  When students experience a rough freshman year of high school, they usually don't recover from it, finds a new study by the University of Chicago's Consortium on School Research.
October 4, 2017 – Education Week
  In an attempt to make wages fair and transparent, are salary schedules creating other types of inequities? That's the case made by a new report by the Brookings Institution.
October 4, 2017 – Education Week
  Poor and wealthier families get involved at school differently, according to new data from the 2016 federal Parent and Family Involvement in Education Survey, a nationally representative study of 14,000 parents of children in K-12 public, private, or home schools.
October 4, 2017 – Education Week
  Child-care centers in North Carolina improved and parents sought out higher-rated centers, according to a new paper on the state's quality-rating and improvement system.
October 4, 2017 – Education Week
  Students who get involved with the child-welfare or juvenile justice systems can be particularly at risk of falling off track academically, but interventions that bring in community supports can help buffer them, finds a new American Youth Policy Forum report.
September 20, 2017 – Education Week
  The Migration Policy Institute's National Center on Immigrant Integration Policy has put together a framework to evaluate states' Every Student Succeeds Act plans to determine if they meet the law's requirements for English-language-learner students.
September 20, 2017 – Education Week
  States are slowly beginning to require civics education to meet the standards required of incoming immigrants, finds a new report by the Education Commission of the States.
September 20, 2017 – Education Week
  Students' social, emotional, and academic development are "deeply intertwined," and all are central to learning, according to a new consensus report by a 28-member scientific panel organized by the Aspen Institute's National Commission on Social, Emotional, and Academic Development.
September 20, 2017 – Education Week
  Eighteen percent of U.S. children younger than 18 live in poverty—nearly a decade low—new data from the U.S. Census Bureau show, and federal supports for low-income families and children make a big difference.
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