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

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)

Inside School Research Blog

07/12 04:51 pm | Want Public Approval for Using Student Data? Take a Page from West Virginia | As states try to meet new data collection and reporting requirements under ESSA, a new study suggests they need to help teachers and the public understand the changes.

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

07/12 11:58 am | From "EduSpeak" to a Language of Pedagogy | To better define learning, we need to stop using "EduSpeak" and return to the theoretical language of pedagogy.

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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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Educators and researchers are working together to shape the next phase of research around social-emotional learning and student engagement.
July 19, 2017 – Education Week
A new study suggests long-term use of sign language may hold back the speech and reading skills of children who use cochlear implants to create a sense of sound.
July 19, 2017 – Education Week
Customizing instruction for every student can generate modest gains in math and reading scores, but it can create major implementation challenges for schools.
July 19, 2017 – Education Week
A recent Commentary on the "faux psychology" of social-emotional learning provoked readers to respond—both in defense and in agreement.
July 19, 2017 – Education Week
Despite efforts in many states to toughen teacher evaluations, two new studies show that principals rarely give harsh ratings.
July 13, 2017 – Education Week
Flooding impoverished schools with health and social services is not new, but these so-called "community schools" initiatives are gaining steam in places like New York City. But is it an effective strategy for improving long struggling schools?
July 12, 2017 – Education Week
Educators say students need to feel welcome at school to be successful, but some say they struggle to address barriers to belonging.
June 21, 2017 – Education Week
In some states, fewer than 10 percent of students are learning languages other than English, painting a grim picture of foreign language education in U.S. public schools.
June 21, 2017 – Education Week
How students feel about their place in school affects behavior, discipline, and academic achievement, a growing body of research finds.
June 21, 2017 – Education Week
There's a reason school voucher programs get less effective as they're scaled up, write two researchers.
June 16, 2017 – Education Week

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