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Experts Agree Social-Emotional Learning Matters, and Are Plotting Roadmap on How to Do It

A national coalition of researchers, policymakers, and educators has forged a consensus on why schools need to respond to students’ social and emotional needs. (January 23, 2018)

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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.

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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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Original Education Week research takes a look at how educators hear about trends and new ideas that could be worth pursuing in their classroom.

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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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While the effects of midyear moves are not well understood, the new federal law requires schools to keep better track of military, foster-care, and homeless students.
June 7, 2017 – Education Week
The latest report from the National Institute for Early Education Research says states' preschool spending has returned to pre-Recession levels amid a slight enrollment increase.
June 7, 2017 – Education Week
The Institute of Education Sciences escaped mostly unscathed in the proposed 2018 budget, but the National Science Foundation would see its education directorate cut by nearly 14 percent.
May 31, 2017 – Education Week
The cognitive psychologist's new book explains "what's happening in the mind when a skilled reader reads” so that teachers can extract lessons for their own teaching.
May 31, 2017 – Education Week
Learning to work in groups in the classroom doesn't come naturally, research shows. Teachers have to lay the groundwork.
May 17, 2017 – Education Week
Researchers are developing scales to help teachers understand when young children’s math anxieties are getting in the way of learning.
May 17, 2017 – Education Week
Efforts to focus parents' attention on their children's early math skills have not gained traction—even as emerging evidence suggests it may be one of the most critical elements of school-readiness.
May 10, 2017 – Education Week
Local officials welcome the new money and flexibility the formula has shifted to districts since 2013, but a new study finds it's still a work in progress.
May 10, 2017 – Education Week
Students have access to more ed tech than ever, but teachers remain untrained and students aren't using tech creatively.
May 10, 2017 – Education Week
Data from the National Assessment of Educational Progress sheds light on the ways 8th grade students use classroom computers in math class. Data is broken down by state.
May 10, 2017 – Education Week

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