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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

08/21 11:56 am | High Schoolers Still Start School Earlier Than Younger Students, Data Show | In its third report on the 2015-16 National Teacher and Principal Survey, the National Center for Education Statistics shows U.S. high schools start on average at 7:59 a.m., ...

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

08/20 03:38 pm | Building Culture and Community in the First Five Days, Weeks, and Months | In the first five days, weeks, and months of the school year, educators have the opportunity to create a school and classroom culture that values students' cultural ...

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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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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
To protect students' privacy, school districts must study the service agreements for the educational apps teachers use.
March 29, 2017 – Education Week
Teachers in 2010 reported stronger academic skills among children entering school that year than did teachers in 1998, researchers at the University of Virginia and Stanford University found.
March 8, 2017 – Education Week
A lack of trust in school can lead to poor outcomes, such as higher rates of discipline and less likelihood of college enrollment, new research finds.
February 15, 2017 – Education Week
The most recent federal data show an increase for the fourth year in a row in the number of special education students, driven by a rise in those with autism or "other health impairments."
January 25, 2017 – Education Week
In 43 states and the District of Columbia, black students are arrested at school at disproportionately high levels, an Education Week Research Center analysis finds.
January 25, 2017 – Education Week

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