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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)

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Without substantial patches to the teacher pipeline, the goal of reaching a broadly diverse teacher workforce likely won't be achieved within the next half-century, according to a new report.
August 31, 2016 – Education Week
Research finds that children from low-income families are coming to school better prepared than in past years.
August 31, 2016 – Education Week
More than 109,000 students were paddled, swatted, or otherwise physically punished in 2013-14, an Education Week analysis finds.
August 24, 2016 – Education Week
In 2011, given the choice between a paddling and a school suspension, Trey Clayton chose the physical punishment. He's sorry he did.
August 24, 2016 – Education Week
Twenty-nine states ban corporal punishment, but rules vary even from district to district. Some schools reported using physical discipline even when their states said no.
August 24, 2016 – Education Week
Pioneering researchers at Carnegie Mellon University are investigating how scans of human brain activity can provide information on student problem-solving, potentially leading to better ed-tech products.
August 24, 2016 – Education Week
Under ESSA, states must now account for the unique challenges of measuring the academic growth of homeless, foster, and military-connected students, write two data consultants.
August 10, 2016 – Education Week
Having a growth mindset may help buffer students from low-income families from the effects of poverty on academic achievement, researchers found in a first-of-its kind, large-scale study of 168,000 10th grade students in Chile.
August 3, 2016 – Education Week
States are looking hard at what it will take to gather the right information for a new indicator of school quality or student success under the Every Student Succeeds Act.
July 20, 2016 – Education Week
The last living co-author of the Coleman study on educational opportunity discusses the legacy of the famous report.
July 20, 2016 – Education Week

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