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Corporal Punishment Use Found in Schools in 21 States

More than 109,000 students were paddled, swatted, or otherwise physically punished in 2013-14, an Education Week analysis finds. (August 23, 2016)

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04/21 08:26 am | Projects that Learn | Every effort to improve instruction and learning in schools is an opportunity for professional development for educators and school leaders.

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Quality Counts 2012
The 16th edition of Education Week's annual report looks at America's international standing in education, and lessons to be drawn from high-performing countries.

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In a new report, researchers at the nonprofit organization Education Resource Strategies studied the differences between typical districts and school systems that have made "connected professional learning" a core part of their academic strategy.
April 25, 2017 – Education Week
The subject's profile is rising in elementary schools, thanks to the common core and growing demand for statisticians.
April 19, 2017 – Education Week
Middle-class parents are more adept than low-income families at navigating the social networks that link their children to school opportunities.
April 19, 2017 – Education Week
RAND researchers argue that it's important to raise awareness about the role that algorithms play in K-12 and other fields such as criminal justice and banking.
April 19, 2017 – Education Week
A study conducted by the Oklahoma State Department of Education suggests that four-day school weeks may not be as cost effective as previously thought.
April 18, 2017 – McClatchy-Tribune
Research shows no positive correlation between how would-be principals perform on a widely used licensure exam and their success as school leaders.
April 5, 2017 – Education Week
While national politics are still creating sharp divides in school communities, most teachers aren't avoiding the topic, says a survey from the Education Week Research Center.
April 5, 2017 – Education Week
To protect students' privacy, school districts must study the service agreements for the educational apps teachers use.
March 29, 2017 – Education Week
Teachers in 2010 reported stronger academic skills among children entering school that year than did teachers in 1998, researchers at the University of Virginia and Stanford University found.
March 8, 2017 – Education Week
A lack of trust in school can lead to poor outcomes, such as higher rates of discipline and less likelihood of college enrollment, new research finds.
February 15, 2017 – Education Week

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