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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)

Inside School Research Blog

12/01 11:00 am | Many State Report Cards Leave Parents in the Dark About School Achievement | With jargon, "meaningless" tables and missing data, state report cards can be difficult for parents to use, a new report shows.

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

11/29 03:41 pm | Four Ways School Leaders Can Support Innovation | Video and ideas from the forthcoming Launching Innovation in Schools MOOC that explains four ways that school leaders can support innovation.

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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 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 15, 2015 – 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 15, 2015 – Education Week
December 9, 2015 – Education Week
When students have a positive attitude about math, their brains operate more efficiently, according to researchers from Stanford University.
December 9, 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 2, 2015 – Education Week
The National Academy of Education, marking 50 years of advancing research in the field, is now expanding its strategy for ensuring that relevant findings reach educators and policymakers.
November 17, 2015 – Education Week
Response to intervention failed to improve the reading skills of students identified for initial interventions in a 13-state study.
November 11, 2015 – Education Week
A variety of culprits are being cited as the cause of a sudden drop in NAEP scores, but experts recommend caution.
November 4, 2015 – Education Week
The first national study of online charter schools found that the schools generate dramatically weaker academic growth than their brick-and-mortar counterparts.
November 4, 2015 – Education Week
Stretching limited dollars to expand educational opportunities will require some creative thinking and better sharing of lessons learned, school business officers suggested at a recent conference.
November 4, 2015 – Education Week

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