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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

03/24 09:56 am | Charles Payne and the 'National Secret' of Educational Success | Researchers are focusing on the wrong gaps to improve schools, argues an American Educational Research Association lecturer.

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

03/13 07:25 pm | The Future of Education Reform - Lessons Learned at SXSWedu | To prepare students for the demands of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, the system of education needs to undergo a revolution and at lightening speed.

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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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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
The most recent federal data show an increase for the fourth year in a row in the number of special education students, driven by a rise in those with autism or "other health impairments."
January 25, 2017 – Education Week
In 43 states and the District of Columbia, black students are arrested at school at disproportionately high levels, an Education Week Research Center analysis finds.
January 25, 2017 – Education Week
A dearth of research makes it difficult to know how school-based police impact school climate and student safety, but studies currently underway seek to generate more data and better understanding.
January 25, 2017 – Education Week
After fending off threats from congressional Republicans for years, some big federal studies that yield troves of data on education face an even more uncertain future.
January 18, 2017 – Education Week
Researchers must commit to ensuring that their classrooms are welcoming to students of all political stripes, writes Carolyn Sattin-Bajaj.
January 11, 2017 – Education Week
Education researchers must champion why their research matters and engage unlikely allies outside of the academy, writes David R. Garcia.
January 11, 2017 – Education Week
The latest PISA results showed that high-scoring 15-year-olds were more likely than low scorers to have had at least a year of preschool.
January 11, 2017 – Education Week
Policymakers are less likely to support a university that appears hostile to roughly half of the electorate, argues Joshua Dunn.
January 11, 2017 – Education Week

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