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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

09/14 04:11 pm | How Many High School Students Can Pass the U.S. Citizenship Test? States Begin to Find Out | Seventeen states will ask high school students to understand the fundamentals of U.S. government at least as well as naturalized citizens.

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

09/18 07:14 pm | Who, Me? Distributed Leadership in Schools | Teachers play an essential role in leading changes in teaching and learning in schools.

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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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Research shows children and teachers reap tangible benefits down the road when schools ease the way into this crucial early grade.
August 23, 2017 – Education Week
While a vast majority of the nation’s public school teachers are white women, the latest data from the federal staffing survey shows increasing diversity, and big differences between the teaching force at traditional and charter schools.
August 23, 2017 – Education Week
Support for charter schools has dropped significantly over the last year, while opposition to private-school choice programs has softened, according to a new public opinion poll from Stanford University’s Hoover Institution.
August 23, 2017 – Education Week
Louisiana's two-year-old law, the nation's strictest, may be complicating the work of the researchers who use student data to study schools.
August 23, 2017 – Education Week
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
Checker E. Finn Jr.'s recent Commentary questioning the validity of social-emotional learning sparked an outpouring of responses from readers. Here’s what they had to say.
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

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