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The latest news about education research including articles, Commentaries, and special features.

Students' Sense of Belonging: What the Research Says

How students feel about their place in school affects behavior, discipline, and academic achievement, a growing body of research finds. (June 20, 2017)

Inside School Research Blog

09/22 11:46 am | Student Research Looks at Sleep Habits After Technology Roll-Out | National Science Teachers Association project shows the potential to teach through engaging students in research.

Sputnik Blog

01/16 08:05 am | Sputnik Moves to New Orbit! | If you've enjoyed reading Sputnik as much as I've enjoyed writing it, I'm sure you'll equally enjoy reading and reacting to my blog at Huffington ...

EdTech Researcher Blog

09/18 07:14 pm | Who, Me? Distributed Leadership in Schools | Teachers play an essential role in leading changes in teaching and learning in schools.

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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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A lower percentage of teachers are "chronically absent" in charter schools than in other public schools, says a new report. It attributes the differences to collective bargaining.
September 20, 2017 – Education Week
A 50-nation study finds that U.S. teachers spend more time teaching than those in other countries. And they make 60 cents for every $1 paid to workers with similar education levels.
September 20, 2017 – Education Week
New findings suggest a link between sleep problems and ADHD. Will they intensify debates over school start times?
September 20, 2017 – Education Week
A Consumer Reports-style review dissects six major textbook series used in America's high schools. Read how they fared.
September 13, 2017 – Education Week
Long-running research on Hurricane Katrina and the Joplin, Mo., tornado suggest that Texas schools will be dealing with Harvey's aftereffects for years.
September 13, 2017 – Education Week
The threat of litigation could motivate state officials to work with education researchers, write two law professors.
September 6, 2017 – Education Week
What can you learn when students give up on the test? A new measure offers clues.
September 6, 2017 – Education Week
New research suggesting that older kindergartners have an edge over their younger classmates complicates an already difficult decision.
August 30, 2017 – Education Week
But the public also wants schools to provide more career and health supports—even if it means less academics, a poll finds.
August 28, 2017 – Education Week
Black students and low-income children are more likely to attend public schools that get shut down for poor performance and most of them will not end up attending better schools, according to new research from Stanford University.
August 30, 2017 – Education Week

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