Research

11/2/2012

11/2/2012

There is a widespread belief among teachers that students’ constant use of digital technology is hampering their attention spans and ability to persevere in the face of challenging tasks, according to two surveys of teachers being released on Thursday.

10/31/2012

10/31/2012

A slight majority of more than 7,000 residents in the Indianapolis Public Schools district are dissatisfied with the school system, according to surveys conducted in late summer by a coalition of community groups, including IPS itself.

10/11/2012

10/11/2012

For months, the Nevada Policy Research Institute has publicly questioned the Clark County School District's ballot initiative to raise property taxes for school renovations.

8/2/2012

8/2/2012

In a University of Missouri study, girls and boys started grade school with different approaches to solving arithmetic problems, with girls favoring a slow and accurate approach and boys a faster but more error prone approach.

7/30/2012

7/30/2012

The Software & Information Industry Association released the full report from the 2012 Vision K-20 Survey to measure U.S. educational institutions' self-reported progress toward building a framework that embraces technology and e-learning.

7/17/2012

7/17/2012

The Laura and John Arnold Foundation announced an innovative education database system, the Education Resource Information Navigator Project (ERIN Project).

7/13/2012

7/13/2012

While coed classrooms are often seen as the norm in traditional American schools today, that may change in the not-too-distant future.

5/10/2012

5/10/2012

A bill giving tax breaks to parents who send their children to private school or educate them at home advanced Wednesday in the Senate, despite a panel’s 3-2 vote against it.

2/15/2012

2/15/2012

The leaders of six Connecticut organizations stood together at the Legislative Office Building in Hartford to offer what some consider an unprecedented declaration of unity over thorny issues in school reform.

1/30/2012

1/30/2012

Marzano Research Laboratory (MRL), RMC Research Corporation and Augenblick, Palaich and Associates, Inc. are pleased to announce that they have received a contract from the Department of Education to form the Regional Educational Laboratory – Central at MRL.

12/22/2011

12/22/2011

School districts across the country often spend less on instruction for low-income and minority students, and it’s one of the main reasons the United States no longer leads the world in education, as it did 40 years ago.

12/15/2011

12/15/2011

A college education is more expensive than ever, but a new report by the Mitchell Institute indicates it can still pay off for Mainers.

11/23/2011

11/23/2011

On the surface, having a college degree might seem to make getting and keeping a job more difficult in the current employment environment. Armed with a college degree, most people would expect to earn more than someone without a college degree. When jobs appear scarce, the lower-cost worker would seem to have an easier time finding a job.

11/8/2011

11/8/2011

Nearly half of 7th to 12th graders experienced sexual harassment in the last school year, according to a study, with 87 percent of those who have been harassed reporting negative effects such as absenteeism, poor sleep and stomachaches.

11/3/2011

11/3/2011

For years, leaders such as U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan and former first lady Laura Bush have said teachers need to be paid more. But researchers from two conservative think tanks say otherwise in a report released.

Pages