Report Roundup

October 2, 2019 – Education Week
 Teachers of color are being hired at a faster clip than white teachers, but progress in hiring doesn't necessarily mean progress in retaining teachers, finds a report by the Education Trust and Teach Plus.
October 2, 2019 – Education Week
 Dramatic budget cuts during the Great Recession that sent waves of layoffs throughout the country significantly hurt academic achievement for low-income and black children, a study published by the American Educational Research Association says.
October 2, 2019 – Education Week
 There are "no measurable differences" between the performance of charter schools and traditional public schools on national reading and math assessments from 2017, a finding that persists when parents' educational attainment was factored into the results.
September 11, 2019 – Education Week
 Students' civic priorities can vary significantly by their family's income and racial background, finds a study in the American Educational Research Journal.
September 3, 2019 – Education Week
 Students need to reach a "knowledge threshold" to boost reading comprehension in a new subject, and some academic keywords are more critical than others, finds a new study in the journal Psychological Science.
September 3, 2019 – Education Week
  Middle school students whose parents get involved early in the school year have fewer academic and behavioral problems later on, finds a new study in the journal School Psychology.
September 3, 2019 – Education Week
  States have used end-of-course tests in core courses for accountability since the 1990s.
August 28, 2019 – Education Week
  Helping English-learners access challenging courses may prevent them from developing long-term language difficulties, according to a new study in the journal Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis.
August 28, 2019 – Education Week
  New data from the National Center for Education Statistics find that principals at private schools tend to have more experience, 9.7 years on average leading schools versus 6.8 years for public school principals.
August 21, 2019 – Education Week
  For chronically sleep-deprived adolescents—which, according to the Centers for Disease Control, is most of them—afternoon naps could help bolster memory and learning, according to a study in the journal Nature.
August 21, 2019 – Education Week
  The latest school safety figures from the U.S. Department of Education point to steady increases in the number of schools with school resource officers on campus, as well as a recent uptick in "serious violence."
July 17, 2019 – Education Week
  Media literacy is urgently important, but the lack of a universal skill set for the discipline challenges teachers, finds a new report by the research firm RAND Corp.
July 17, 2019 – Education Week
  New federal data highlight a leaky pipeline for would-be teachers in college. The Baccalaureate and Beyond study tracks about 29,000 U.S. students who earned a bachelor's degree in 2015-16.
July 17, 2019 – Education Week
  High schoolers who participate in music courses may score higher in academic subjects, according to a new study of students in British Columbia.
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