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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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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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The Institute of Education Sciences escaped mostly unscathed in the proposed 2018 budget, but the National Science Foundation would see its education directorate cut by nearly 14 percent.
May 31, 2017 – Education Week
Learning to work in groups in the classroom doesn't come naturally, research shows. Teachers have to lay the groundwork.
May 17, 2017 – Education Week
Researchers are developing scales to help teachers understand when young children’s math anxieties are getting in the way of learning.
May 17, 2017 – Education Week
Efforts to focus parents' attention on their children's early math skills have not gained traction—even as emerging evidence suggests it may be one of the most critical elements of school-readiness.
May 10, 2017 – Education Week
Local officials welcome the new money and flexibility the formula has shifted to districts since 2013, but a new study finds it's still a work in progress.
May 10, 2017 – Education Week
The true extent of student-on-student sexual assault in elementary and secondary schools is unclear. There are no national requirements for schools to track and disclose such incidents, as there are for colleges and universities, and sexual violence in general is widely under-reported.
May 1, 2017 – AP
As part of its project tracking student-on-student sexual assaults, The Associated Press analyzed a national database of crime information collected by the FBI. The data also contains demographic details not available from state education agencies.
May 1, 2017 – AP
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

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