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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.
—Matt Sayles/Invision for Microsoft/AP

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

05/02 10:36 am | Public School Enrollment to Rise Every Year Through 2024, Fed Data Predict | Rising preschool enrollment and falling dropout rates are helping to kick up the number of students in public schools.

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

04/29 01:23 pm | Digital Leadership: A New Paradigm Shift | Today's school leaders are expected to be collaborative, knowledgeable, and in possession of a new set of technology skills.

Special Collection

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.

PD Sourcebook

The Professional Development Directory features courses and resources for teachers on:
Brain Research / Cognitive Development
Data Analysis

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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
Idaho Education News provides a look at common assertions about the four-day schedule—and how they stack up against the facts.
December 16, 2015 - Education Week
The abbreviated school weeks are expanding in some areas, and yet no one can say with certainty what the benefits are for student achievement or district budgets, finds an in-depth examination by Idaho Education News and Idaho Public Television.
December 16, 2015 - Education Week
When students have a positive attitude about math, their brains operate more efficiently, according to researchers from Stanford University.
December 8, 2015 - Education Week
December 8, 2015 - Education Week
A new study focuses on progress under the Obama administration's signature education- redesign program, but touches only lightly on stumbles and controversies.
December 1, 2015 - Education Week

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