Report Roundup

January 22, 2020 – Education Week
 For the first time in 40 years, the percentage of black 18- to 24-year-olds with a high school credential was nearly the same as that of their white peers, data from the National Center for Education Statistics show, but racial gaps remain for earning an on-time diploma.
January 22, 2020 – Education Week
 Schools now offer dual-language education in 18 languages, according to newly released 2016-17 data from the U.S. Department of Education.
January 15, 2020 – Education Week
 American physicists and mathematicians helped develop the foundations of quantum theory and built the first atomic bomb, but even among advanced U.S. students, 1 in 3 never get exposed to core concepts in electricity, magnetism, or nuclear physics by their final year of high school.
December 11, 2019 – Education Week
 The United States has gained ground against other countries in a global assessment of teenagers' reading, math, and science skills. That's ironic, though, considering this country has been running in place for years in all three subjects.
November 27, 2019 – Education Week
 Boys and girls start out on the same biological footing when it comes to math, finds the first neuroimaging study of math gender differences in children, published this month in the journal Science of Learning.
November 13, 2019 – Education Week
  Gentrification in the past decade is linked with declining enrollment in neighborhood schools—but the race of new families moving into the neighborhood changes the equation, finds a study in the journal Urban Education.
November 13, 2019 – Education Week
  Worldwide, teachers may struggle to help students learn computer skills, finds a study of computer literacy rates across a dozen countries.
October 30, 2019 – Education Week
  A new evaluation of an Oakland, Calif., school district program designed to wrap black male students in a culturally rich and supportive environment is paying off.
October 30, 2019 – Education Week
  Creating a network can help schools build and maintain the systems and structures needed to teach students to apply their knowledge to new situations and complex problems, according to an analysis by the think tank Learning Policy Institute.
October 23, 2019 – Education Week
  Breakdown of recent research reports made easier for the public to understand.
October 23, 2019 – Education Week
  An educator's experience teaching math is important, but performance on math-content-certification tests is the best predictor of how well a teacher's students will perform in early algebra, finds a new study by the Regional Educational Laboratory Central at Marzano Research.
October 23, 2019 – Education Week
  The rise in absenteeism often seen when students move from middle to high school may come in part from more difficult commutes to school, according to a study in the American Educational Research Journal.
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.
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