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The latest news about education research including articles, opinion essays, and special features.

 USD 443 Superintendent Dr. Fred Dierksen poses for a photo in Dodge City High School, Thursday, May 30, 2019, in Dodge City, Kan. Dr. Dierksen is the superintend of one of the school districts asking the legislature for more funding for Kansas schools.
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Student Outcomes: Does More Money Really Matter?

Fresh research bolsters the case for more public school funding—but debate rages on how to spend it in a way that boosts achievement. (June 4, 2019)

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Spotlight on Data-Informed Learning

Educators are turning to data to spark improvement in schools and the classroom. In this Spotlight, see how educators are using data for effective problem-solving, informing student career plans, and achieving impactful changes that meet students’ learning needs.

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Quality Counts 2018: Report and Rankings
Education Week's annual state-by-state assessment of public education paints a portrait of middling performance overall with patches of high achievement.

Hidden Inequities: An Education Week Analysis
Everybody knows about achievement gaps, but the mechanisms that contribute to educational disparity aren’t always obvious. This six-month series roots out some of the unseen inequities in schools and communities.

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Where Do Teachers Get Their Ideas?
Original Education Week research takes a look at how educators hear about trends and new ideas that could be worth pursuing in their classroom.

Education Week Research Center

In addition to data appearing in Education Week, the Education Week Research Center produces stand-alone studies featuring the results of original surveys and data analyses. Topics have included the Common Core standards, social and emotional learning, and student engagement.

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Quiz Yourself: How Much Do You Know About Data-Driven Decisionmaking and Predicting Student Success?
What are some of the barriers to data-informed instruction, how effective are dual-language immersion programs, and what does research say about gender gaps in math and reading?

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More than 400 researchers have found agreement on how policymakers and educators should respond during the pandemic.
July 28, 2020 – Education Week
Educator support for how governors are handling the K-12 challenges related to the coronavirus dropped from 57 percent to 39 percent between April and July, but opinions varied significantly from state to state, an EdWeek Research Center survey found.
July 28, 2020 – Education Week
Teacher-student relationships matter a lot. Research suggests a number of ways to strengthen them, writes Heather C. Hill.
July 23, 2020 – Education Week
Marc Brackett, director of the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence, spoke with Education Week about how teachers can take care of themselves and manage their stress during this uncertain time.
July 22, 2020 – Education Week
Since the pandemic began, teachers have been shouldering the immense weight of students’ increased social and emotional needs. School and district leaders should look after their well-being, too.
July 22, 2020 – Education Week
Leaders will be weighing what to cut. Research suggests schools in poor neighborhoods, and effective teachers should get protection, writes a team of school finance experts.
July 1, 2020 – Education Week
New EdWeek Research Center survey examines the frustrations educators had as the school year wound down and some challenges ahead for 2020-21.
June 29, 2020 – Education Week
A new EdWeek Research Center survey of 1,150 teachers, principals, and district leaders examines where K-12 educators stand on social justice issues and how to address them.
June 25, 2020 – Education Week
Research can guide educators looking for the best ways of identifying and treating traumatized teachers and students, writes Heather C. Hill.
June 15, 2020 – Education Week
A paper published by researchers from Princeton and Tufts universities compares teachers’ explicit and implicit biases with those of other American adults.
June 9, 2020 – Education Week

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