What the Research Says
From the pages of Education Week: a roundup of recent education studies
Teaching Profession What the Research Says Pandemic Anxiety Was Higher for Teachers Than for Health-Care Workers
Since the pandemic, teachers are significantly more likely to have anxiety symptoms than those in other professions.
Social Studies What the Research Says Elections Depend on Young Voters. Can Civics Tests Drive Up Their Turnout?
New research suggests that states' efforts to require civics testing for high school students largely fell flat.
Student Achievement What the Research Says Are Students Using Intensive Tutoring? What National Data Show
Students need more-intensive tutoring to make up for pandemic schooling disruptions, but they may not be getting it.
Student Achievement What the Research Says How Do Schools Come Back From 'Catastrophic' Drops in Math, Reading on NAEP?
Experts weigh in on how long it will take to recover academic ground lost during and before the pandemic.
Reading & Literacy What the Research Says 5 Things to Know About the Slide in Reading Achievement on NAEP
Five takeaways—and some context—on the decline in 4th and 8th grade scores on the national reading assessment.
Reading & Literacy What the Research Says 3 Big Mistakes to Avoid When Helping Readers Grapple With Challenging Texts
A nationally known reading expert's advice on helping students with complex texts.
College & Workforce Readiness What the Research Says More Students in Class of 2022 Seek Financial Aid for College
Financial aid applications may be an early sign of students regaining interest in higher education post-pandemic.
School & District Management What the Research Says Principals Matter for Preschools, But Studies Show They Lack Training
New research suggests principals need to learn more about the preschool classes in their buildings.
Teaching Profession What the Research Says U.S. Teachers Work More Hours Than Their Global Peers. Other Countries Are Catching Up
New international data show how teachers' work lives shifted in the pandemic.
Teaching Profession What the Research Says The Big Connection Between Teachers' Burnout and Their Principals
Less-demanding principals make for less-stressed teachers, a new study suggests.