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The latest news about education research including articles, Commentaries, and special features.

Xbox fans play games from the popular “Halo” franchise at HaloFest in Los Angeles earlier this week.
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Playing High-Action Video Games May Speed Up Learning, Studies Say

New research suggests that playing games like Halo and Call of Duty may help students react faster—but not necessarily more impulsively. (November 13, 2014)

Inside School Research Blog

05/26 05:25 pm | What's the Research Role of the NAEP's Long-Term Trends? | The postponement of the National Assessment of Education Progress trend study has raised red flags for some researchers looking for a constant student learning measure in an ...

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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 ...

EdTech Researcher Blog

05/24 10:56 am | Filling the Gap Between 'Ed' and 'Tech' | Educators and ed-tech companies need to foster a more robust and collaborative relationship in order to further innovate classrooms and 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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February 9, 2016 - Education Week
A new wave of projects explores why the benefits seen in many academic interventions aren't sustained as students move through school.
January 26, 2016 - Education Week
New international studies highlight the role of embedded professional-learning programs in school improvement.
January 26, 2016 - Education Week
Compelling education research speaks to hearts and political interests, not just intellects, writes AERA President Jeannie Oakes.
January 12, 2016 - Education Week
The Institute of Education Sciences has a new chief, new offices, and a new role—but its own reauthorization is still in limbo.
January 12, 2016 - Education Week
In participating in public discourse, scholars have a responsibility to the truth above all else, writes Jay P. Greene.
January 12, 2016 - Education Week
When it comes to the public debate, scholars should own the complexity of their research, says Jeffrey R. Henig.
January 12, 2016 - Education Week
Rick Hess explains researchers' responsibilities to the public and shares snapshots of his 2016 Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings.
January 11, 2016 - Education Week
The Every Student Succeeds Act takes a more flexible, more nuanced approach to assessing the research evidence for educational programs and policies.
January 5, 2016 - Education Week
Eight researchers weigh in on how RTI can be implemented successfully.
January 5, 2016 - Education Week

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