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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

07/12 04:51 pm | Want Public Approval for Using Student Data? Take a Page from West Virginia | As states try to meet new data collection and reporting requirements under ESSA, a new study suggests they need to help teachers and the public understand the changes.

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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 ...

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07/12 11:58 am | From "EduSpeak" to a Language of Pedagogy | To better define learning, we need to stop using "EduSpeak" and return to the theoretical language of pedagogy.

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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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Data from the National Assessment of Educational Progress sheds light on the ways 8th grade students use classroom computers in math class. Data is broken down by state.
May 10, 2017 – Education Week
Data from the National Assessment of Educational Progress shows how much professional development on using technology 8th grade math teachers received. Data is broken down by state.
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
RAND researchers argue that it's important to raise awareness about the role that algorithms play in K-12 and other fields such as criminal justice and banking.
April 19, 2017 – Education Week
Research shows no positive correlation between how would-be principals perform on a widely used licensure exam and their success as school leaders.
April 5, 2017 – Education Week
While national politics are still creating sharp divides in school communities, most teachers aren't avoiding the topic, says a survey from the Education Week Research Center.
April 5, 2017 – Education Week

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