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

Lockers are already installed at Memorial High School in Frisco, Texas, due to be finished by fall of 2018. The building is part of an effort by the once-tiny community to keep up with explosive enrollment growth.
—Brandon Thibodeaux for Education Week

U.S. Education in 2017 in 10 Charts

This collection of charts, graphs, maps, and visualizations conveys some big takeaways about U.S. schools, students, and teachers in 2017. (December 20, 2017)

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Spotlight on Data-Driven Decisionmaking

In this Spotlight, learn about how schools and districts are engaging in data-driven decisionmaking to improve student outcomes and refine hiring.

Inside School Research Blog

02/02 04:11 pm | The Tricky Dance of Researchers and Educators Gets Even More Complex | Research experts debate how researchers can navigate data access with districts and states.

EdTech Researcher Blog

02/20 10:40 am | Connecting the Dots between Education Research and Classroom Teachers | To meet the needs of their students, teachers need access to reliable, relevant resources. The medical field may have the solution.

Special Collections

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.

Data

Where Do Teachers Get Their Ideas?
Original Education Weekresearch 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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Predicting and preparing for growth and deciding where to site schools forces officials to take the long view—and to expect the unexpected.
November 29, 2017 – Education Week
A pair of recent studies reinforce the value of high-quality preschool, suggesting that future research may pivot toward just why such programs are effective.
November 29, 2017 – Education Week
Even before there was a federal education department, there was a federal education statistics agency. The National Center for Education Statistics turns 150 this year and a look at its studies over those years shows just how much American schooling has grown and changed.
November 29, 2017 – Education Week
A new study finds that parents are more likely to research and compare schools online when they face an impending move or a new school-choice option.
November 15, 2017 – Education Week
Time spent teaching drops as the number of students with disabilities in a classroom goes up, a survey finds, but there's a complex web of factors at play.
November 15, 2017 – Education Week
The evidence for personalized learning is still "very weak," say leading researchers studying the movement. But there are reasons to be encouraged - and patient.
November 8, 2017 – Education Week
GreatSchools.org, whose reviews are seen by more than 50 million people, is expanding its ratings indicators to provide a more nuanced statistical portrait of schools.
November 15, 2017 – Education Week
Seeing peers with similar backgrounds succeed helps ELLs stay connected and motivated, educators and researchers say.
October 18, 2017 – Education Week
With at least a decade of research on incentives in K-12 schools, here's what’s been learned about using cash and other rewards and how schools deploy these ideas now.
October 17, 2017 – Education Week
"Nudges" are low-cost interventions meant to influence behavior by changing how or when choices are offered. Research is showing that when used with students, nudges can get positive results.
October 17, 2017 – Education Week

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