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Mathematics Preparing Math Teachers: What's in the Coursework?
New EdWeek survey data suggest a mix of methods and the use of textbooks over empirical research.
Classroom Technology From Our Research Center Are Teachers Finding the Right Balance of Tech in Math Class? What They Think, in Charts
Educators weigh in on whether there is too much, too little, or just the right amount of tech use in math classes.
Classroom Technology Students Get Hundreds of Notifications on Their Phones Every Day. Even at School
Nearly a quarter of the cellphone notifications students receive each day come during school hours, new report shows.
Student Well-Being Gen Z: We Are Struggling With Mental Health, But Our Grades Are Good
Fewer than half of Gen Z describe themselves as feeling prepared for their futures.
Student Well-Being What the Research Says Schools Can Help Make Sure Students in Poverty Now Don’t Grow Up That Way
New research from the National Academies of Science suggests ways schools can help combat intergenerational poverty.
Equity & Diversity Researchers Find Need for More High Quality, Culturally Relevant Curriculum
A new report from The Education Trust examines the limited complexity of representation in children's books deemed to be high quality.
Student Achievement From Our Research Center Is This the Year Students Finally Catch Up From the Pandemic? Educators Think So
Maybe too much so, experts say.
School & District Management After Teachers, America's Schools Spend More on Security Guards Than Any Other Role
New estimates from the Urban Institute indicate school resource officers cost more than $2 billion every year.
School & District Management Running for a School Board Seat? This Is the Most Powerful Endorsement You Can Get
New research shows that this endorsement in school board races is more influential than any other, with virtually no downside.
Student Well-Being What the Research Says Teachers Say Students Don’t Have Enough Time to Eat Lunch. Here’s How to Change That
The vast majority of teachers warn their students don’t have enough time to actually eat their food.
Social Studies This Popular High School Civics Requirement Doesn’t Boost Voting Habits
More than a dozen states require students to take the U.S. Citizenship exam, but it doesn't seem to boost turnout.
Professional Development From Our Research Center What AI Training Do Teachers Need Most? Here's What They Say
Nearly half of educators are uncomfortable with the AI technologies they've encountered.
English-Language Learners Recruiting More Bilingual Teachers: The Challenges and Solutions
A new report highlights why more bilingual teachers are needed and how to build such a pipeline.
School & District Management High Pace of Superintendent Turnover Continues, Data Show
About one in five large districts lost a superintendent last year, researchers found.