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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)

Inside School Research Blog

02/17 01:35 pm | School Spending Ticks Up; Charters Still Spend Significantly Less | The Alpine, Utah school district spent less per student than any other of the largest districts.

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

02/17 06:06 pm | To Ensure Success, First Define the Black Box of Innovation | To ensure the success of any new program or initiative, educators and administrators first need to define the "black box" of innovation.

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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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While teachers' familiarity with the common core is growing, just 1 in 5 feel certain that their training and resources are high quality, finds the Education Week Research Center’s latest survey.
January 11, 2017 – Education Week
Math results were mixed for American adolescents on two major global benchmarking tests released in recent weeks. These charts offer some highlights.
December 14, 2016 – Education Week
Educators find themselves behind the eight ball, expected to help students negotiate everything from internet hoaxes to partisan policy advocacy disguised as unbiased news.
December 14, 2016 – Education Week
Schools are paying renewed attention to researchers' warnings that the "blue light" from mobile devices can shake the sleep patterns of children and teenagers.
November 30, 2016 – Education Week
Nationwide, data show that nearly 7 percent of high school freshmen stop out for four weeks or more—and then return to graduate.
November 30, 2016 – Education Week
A research analysis of dozens of studies finds links between improved school climates and narrowing gaps between low-income students and their peers.
November 16, 2016 – Education Week
Education Week reviewed hundreds of news stories and dozens of state audits that document problems in the sector that date to the early 2000s.
November 3, 2016 – Education Week
The first national study of principals' time use finds that school leaders clock long hours—and many of them are spent on paperwork.
November 2, 2016 – Education Week
Rising test scores and shrinking achievement gaps are among the bright spots in the latest science results from the 2015 National Assessment of Educational Progress.
November 2, 2016 – Education Week
Broward County wants to root out the subtle biases that lead black students to be punished at disproportionately high rates.
October 26, 2016 – Education Week

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