What the Research Says
From the pages of Education Week: a roundup of recent education studies
Student Well-Being What the Research Says One Way to Set Students Up for Success: Let Them Sleep
New federal research suggests students' poor sleep hurts their academic and mental well-being.
Student Well-Being What the Research Says National Panel: Kids Who Lost a Caregiver to COVID Need More Support
More than 265,000 children lost a parent or caregiver in the pandemic, the National Academies finds.
Special Education What the Research Says Braille and Language Development: What Teachers Should Know
A more nuanced understanding of Braille among educators could lead to better literacy instruction for students with impaired vision.
Special Education What the Research Says How Do You Sign 'Pi'? New Sign-Language Terms Could Boost Scientific Literacy
Scientists are developing a sign-language lexicon of scientific terms for deaf and hard-of-hearing students.
Recruitment & Retention What the Research Says How to Keep Science Teachers in the Schools That Need Them Most
Professional connections can be key to retaining educators for STEM courses.
Student Well-Being What the Research Says 5 Ways to Make the Most of Your Class Activity Breaks
Here's how teachers can use physical activity breaks to ramp up students' fitness and attention, with minimal disruption.
Student Well-Being What the Research Says Students Need More Exercise. Here's How to Add Activity Without Disrupting Learning
Classroom activity breaks have the potential to boost students' attention and fitness, researchers and teachers say.
Reading & Literacy What the Research Says Students' Early Literacy Skills Are Rebounding. See What the Data Show
Students haven't yet reached pre-pandemic reading levels, but a new analysis suggests they're getting there.
School & District Management What the Research Says 4 Studies to Know on 4-Day School Weeks
Recent studies raise questions about the usefulness of shortened school weeks.
Student Well-Being What the Research Says Can School Violence Desensitize Students? An Explainer
As children witness more violence on social media and in places where they study, worship, and play, questions grow about effects on them.
Student Achievement What the Research Says The State of School Tutoring, in Charts
Only 1 in 10 students is receiving intensive tutoring supports.
Families & the Community What the Research Says Parents Today: Less 'Helicoptering,' More Concern About Kids' Mental Health
A new survey shows how parents' priorities for their children could be shifting.
Student Achievement What the Research Says Accelerate Learning: Takeaways From Other Countries
Amid a persistent global lag in student achievement, here's what some countries are doing to help students catch up.
Student Achievement What the Research Says Global Academic Loss Persists Nearly Three Years Into the Pandemic
An analysis of data from 15 countries finds students are still behind by more than a third of a year of schooling.