Report Roundup

May 8, 2019 – Education Week
 New proposals to open "no excuses" charter schools have dropped sharply over the past five years and so, too, have the number of approvals for such schools, according to a new report from the National Association of Charter School Authorizers.
May 8, 2019 – Education Week
 American adults favor supportive student-discipline solutions, like school climate efforts and training for teachers, over stricter practices like detentions or suspensions, a new survey finds.
May 8, 2019 – Education Week
 Early-childhood-education programs increasingly use quality rating systems, but it's not clear how much the ratings are helping them to improve, finds an evaluation by the research firm Mathematica.
May 8, 2019 – Education Week
 More than nine in 10 schools have a campus media center, but there remain significant library disparities, federal data show. Overall, the percentage of schools with libraries slowly but steadily declined, from 94 percent in 2003-04 to 91 percent in 2015-16.
May 8, 2019 – Education Week
 Efforts to unionize teachers in charter schools are picking up in a handful of states, and counter efforts by school administrators to tamp them down often backfire, according to a study by the University of Washington's Center on Reinventing Public Education.
May 1, 2019 – Education Week
  The World Health Organization issued guidelines for children under 5, including its first recommendations on how much time children should be spending in front of a digital screen.
May 1, 2019 – Education Week
  Differences in how states identify and evaluate students with disabilities may lead to big state differences in the percentage of children served under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, finds a new report by the federal Government Accountability Office.
May 1, 2019 – Education Week
  An estimated 98,000 undocumented students graduate from U.S. high schools each year, but those graduates remain "at risk of deportation and will face severely limited opportunities to pursue further work and education," finds a new report from the Migration Policy Institute.
May 1, 2019 – Education Week
  Programs that screen adolescents for drug and alcohol abuse problems and refer them to treatment supports can have long-term benefits, finds a new study in the journal Pediatrics.
April 17, 2019 – Education Week
  Eight states—including three of the nation's largest, California, Florida, and Michigan—are doing a "poor" job of looking out for vulnerable students in their plans to implement the Every Student Succeeds Act, according to an analysis by the National Urban League.
April 17, 2019 – Education Week
  Students can understand and benefit from being introduced to algebraic concepts even in elementary school, a forthcoming study finds.
April 17, 2019 – Education Week
  High levels of lead in topsoil boosts the likelihood that 5-year-old boys will have cognitive difficulties, a study concludes.
April 17, 2019 – Education Week
  A meta-analysis of nearly three-dozen research studies published over the past decade finds that reading from paper has a small, statistically significant benefit on reading performance.
April 10, 2019 – Education Week
  Presenting math in a way that encourages a growth mindset can improve students' motivation, finds a new study in the journal Trends in Neuroscience and Education.
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