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Can Guaranteed Admissions Help Reduce College Undermatching?

Low-income, highly qualified students are more likely to choose selective universities that match their academic profiles when they know their admission is guaranteed though state automatic admissions policies, according to a new study published...
4-Dec-2018 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Does More Education Stem Political Violence?

Recent evidence of above-average levels of education among genocide perpetrators and terrorists, such as those who carried out the 9/11 attacks, has challenged the consensus among scholars that education has a generally pacifying effect. Is it true...
11-Oct-2018 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Finds Elementary School Student Support Leads to Lower High School Dropout

Elementary-school students who participated in a comprehensive support intervention in the Boston public school district had about half the odds of dropping out of high school as students not in the intervention, according to a new study published...
3-Oct-2018 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Study Examines “Strategic Retention” of Teachers by Effective Principals

Highly rated principals succeed at keeping high-performing teachers while moving out low performers. Lower turnover is concentrated among teachers with higher scores on classroom observation measures and higher student test-performance growth...
27-Sep-2018 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Research Finds Reading and Math Gains of Multilingual Students Have Outpaced English-Only Speakers

Over 12 Years, NAEP Scores for Multilingual Students Improved Two to Three Times More Than for Monolingual Students
20-Jun-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

AERA Announces 2018 Award Winners in Education Research

The American Educational Research Association (AERA) has announced the winners of its 2018 awards for excellence in education research.
5-Apr-2018 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Media Invited to Register for 2018 Annual Meeting of Education Researchers

The American Educational Research Association’s annual meeting is the largest gathering of scholars in the field of education research.
14-Feb-2018 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Comprehensive Research Review Finds Lasting Effects of Quality Early Childhood Education Through High School

Children who participate in high-quality early childhood education (ECE) programs before entering kindergarten later experience fewer special education placements, decreased grade retention, and improved high school graduation rates compared with...
16-Nov-2017 10:30 AM EST Add to Favorites


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