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School & District Management Webinar Examining the Evidence: Catching Kids Up at a Distance
As districts, schools, and families navigate a new normal following the abrupt end of in-person schooling this spring, students’ learning opportunities vary enormously across the nation. Access to devices and broadband internet and a secure
January 22, 2021
Special Report Quality Counts 2021: Chance for Success
The nation progressed in recent years on key factors setting students up for success in school and later life. But COVID-19 threatens that.
January 19, 2021
Researchers explore a data canyon
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Leadership Opinion What U.S. Education Has to Learn From 2020: A Collection
What happens when we enter new territory that cries out for evidence-based guidance, but there is none or very little?
January 15, 2021
Policy & Politics Opinion The Most Influential Education Researchers (in Charts)
Where do they teach? Are they in red states or blue states? And how often were they cited on the topic of COVID-19? Check out the analysis.
January 15, 2021
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Researchers explore a data canyon
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Leadership Opinion Education Researchers Need to Step Up
We're in the middle of a pandemic. Education researchers need more support to do their work.
Rick Hess, January 15, 2021
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Two figures argue over a a mountain of data
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Policy & Politics Opinion Why Do So Many Ed. Researchers Ignore Politics?
Yes, you can study politics without being a partisan hack. And to understand education, you must, writes a Brookings Institution senior fellow.
Jon Valant, January 15, 2021
4 min read
Two opposing sides reaching out to work together
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School & District Management Opinion A Road Map for Education Research in a Crisis
Here are five basic principles for a responsible and timely research agenda during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Robin J. Lake, January 15, 2021
4 min read
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Student Well-Being What Student Age Groups Are Most Vulnerable to Pandemic-Related Trauma?
New research finds that young adolescents are the most vulnerable to long-term problems from trauma. Here's how schools can help.
Sarah D. Sparks, January 14, 2021
4 min read
Maddi Dale focuses on her remote French class in her bedroom in Lake Oswego, Ore., on Oct. 30, 2020.
Maddi Dale focuses on her remote French class in her bedroom in Lake Oswego, Ore., in late October.
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Teaching & Learning Districts Retreat to Remote Learning Even as Biden Calls for Reopening Schools
A new study shows a big jump in the percentage of districts moving to remote-only instruction since November.
Catherine Gewertz, January 14, 2021
4 min read
Mary Euell helps her sons, Michael Henry, left, and Mario Henry, work through math lessons remotely in their Erie, Pa., home.
Mary Euell helps her sons, Michael Henry, left, and Mario Henry, work through math lessons remotely in their Erie, Pa., home.
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Classroom Technology How Online Teaching Needs to Improve—Even After the Pandemic
The vast majority of teachers say they’ve gained skills in the last year that they’ll continue to use after the pandemic ends.
Mark Lieberman, January 11, 2021
4 min read
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Policy & Politics Opinion 2021 RHSU Edu-Scholar Public Influence: Top Tens
Today, we report on the top 10 finishers for five disciplinary categories and give a special nod to junior faculty who made the rankings.
Rick Hess, January 7, 2021
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Policy & Politics Opinion The 2021 RHSU Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings
These rankings recognize the university-based scholars in the U.S. who did the most last year to shape educational practice and policy.
Rick Hess, January 6, 2021
2 min read
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Data Will Coronavirus Hobble Yet Another National Education Survey?
Amid all the schooling disruptions, federal researchers are scrambling to connect with teachers and principals for a key national survey.
Sarah D. Sparks, January 5, 2021
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