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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

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EdTech Researcher Blog

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Quality Counts 2017: Building on ESSA's Foundation
The 21st edition of Quality Counts examines what states and districts are doing to make ready for the Every Student Succeeds Act's implementation, and offers state-by-state grades for how the nation's schools are faring on a range of educational measures.

Hidden Inequities: An Education Week Analysis
Everybody knows about achievement gaps, but the mechanisms that contribute to educational disparity aren’t always obvious. This six-month series roots out some of the unseen inequities in schools and communities.

Education Week Research Center

In addition to data appearing in Education Week, the Education Week Research Center produces stand-alone studies featuring the results of original surveys and data analyses. Topics have included the Common Core standards, social and emotional learning, and student engagement.

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Seeing peers with similar backgrounds succeed helps ELLs stay connected and motivated, educators and researchers say.
October 18, 2017 – Education Week
With at least a decade of research on incentives in K-12 schools, here's what’s been learned about using cash and other rewards and how schools deploy these ideas now.
October 17, 2017 – Education Week
"Nudges" are low-cost interventions meant to influence behavior by changing how or when choices are offered. Research is showing that when used with students, nudges can get positive results.
October 17, 2017 – Education Week
The research in favor of arts learning is stacking up, writes Johns Hopkins University’s Mariale Hardiman.
October 4, 2017 – Education Week
Students with dyslexia often struggle with math fluency as well, and scholars at a recent conference put a spotlight on some of the possible connections.
October 4, 2017 – Education Week
The schools in a recent study faced numerous hurdles in turning personalized learning principles into classroom realities, but there were signs of progress.
October 4, 2017 – Education Week
Robots won't put teachers out of a job soon, but tutoring systems powered by artificial intelligence might well change classroom practice.
September 27, 2017 – Education Week
Some experts blame rising automation for a decline in adult literacy skills—all the more reason to make learning a lifetime endeavor.
September 27, 2017 – Education Week
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.
October 4, 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

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