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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

08/10 04:44 pm | If at First Your Study Succeeds, Try, Try Again, Education Research Agency Says | With more districts and states seeking strong research on which to base school improvement, the Institute of Education Sciences is pushing for more studies to confirm ...

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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In four videos, education researchers discuss their perspectives on the criminalizing of black girls in American schools, including by school resource officers.
June 1, 2016 – Education Week
Some experts say a cohesive design, built around tried-and-true principles, points the way to high-performing high schools.
June 2, 2016 – Education Week
The fate of challenges to state K-12 funding formulas is far from random, often hinging on the specifics and ambiguities of each state's constitution.
June 1, 2016 – Education Week
The first major independent research study on the edTPA, a closely watched new licensing exam for teachers, raises questions about the test’s ties to effective teaching.
June 1, 2016 – Education Week
Only 43 percent of 8th graders reached proficiency on the first NAEP in technology and engineering, but girls had a slight edge over boys.
June 1, 2016 – Education Week
The number of teachers in the United States using games in their classrooms has doubled over the past six years, a new nationwide survey shows.
June 1, 2016 – Education Week
Public Montessori schools are springing up around the country, as new research raises questions about how the model will fit with states' and districts' test-focused accountability systems.
June 1, 2016 – Education Week
A meta-analysis of 15 years' worth of research found 1-to-1 laptop programs had a positive impact on students' English, math, and science scores.
May 18, 2016 – Education Week
A report finds that charter, virtual, and alternative schools account for a disproportionate percentage of schools with low graduation rates.
May 18, 2016 – Education Week
Questions around which instructional strategies work best for English-learners are far from settled, including how much a bilingual approach to teaching puts such students at an advantage.
May 11, 2016 – Education Week

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