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November 25, 2015

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November 25, 2015

Out of School and Into Debt? Calls for Teens to Better Understad on Money Matters

Nov. 23, 2015 — A new study has found school leavers and first-year university students don't know how to manage a car loan, repay credit cards or figure out mobile phone ... read more

Impact of Social-Emotional Learning on Academic Achievement

Nov. 23, 2015 — Teaching social and emotional skills to inner-city students can contribute to their academic achievement, new evidence shows. The project involved all students enrolled in regular or bilingual ... read more

Intervention Improves Teacher Practices, Student Engagement in Early Elementary Classrooms

Nov. 18, 2015 — A classroom program that helps teachers adapt their interactions with students based on individuals' temperaments may lead to more student engagement in kindergarten, more teacher emotional ... read more

How Students of Different Backgrounds Use Strategies to Strengthen College Applications

Nov. 16, 2015 — Over the past 25 years, the higher education system in the United States has grown more competitive, with students trying to gain admissions to the most desirable institutions and institutions vying ... read more

Traditional Calendar Schools Increase Property Values by Nearly Two Percent in Wake County, North Carolina

Nov. 16, 2015 — Prices for homes assigned to traditional calendars were up to 2 percent higher than similar homes that switched to multi-track year round calendars, a new analysis of more than 50,000 residential ... read more

School Choice Programs Lead to Private School Revenue Gains

Nov. 9, 2015 — As private school vouchers gain popularity and the financial implications become more complicated, one question remains: Where does the money spent by these programs ultimately go? Researchers found ... read more

State School Pupils Do Better at University, Research Confirms

Nov. 5, 2015 — State school pupils are likely to do better at university than independent school pupils with similar A Level results, new research confirms. Researchers were investigating how effective the A* grade ... read more

Early Intervention in Dyslexia Can Narrow Achievement Gap

Nov. 2, 2015 — Data demonstrate marked differences already present in first grade between typical and dyslexic ... read more

For-Profit and Community College Graduates Earn Same Hiring Interest from Employers

Nov. 2, 2015 — Hiring managers show no preference for hiring people with for-profit college credentials compared to those holding comparable credentials from public community colleges, new research ... read more

Job Opportunities, After-School Activities, Cleaner City Top Urban Teens' Priorities

Oct. 23, 2015 — When researchers in New Haven, Conn., asked teens to identify solutions to reduce violence in their community, the adolescents had clear recommendations: better employment opportunities, more ... read more

Hands-Only CPR in High School Class Pumps Up Likelihood of Bystander Response to Cardiac Arrest

Oct. 23, 2015 — Freshmen at eight Florida high schools who learned how to provide circulatory support to someone in sudden cardiac arrest using chest compressions without mouth-to-mouth ventilations said they would ... read more

Language Literacy in Kindergarten Important for Success in Learning English

Oct. 22, 2015 — English learners are more likely to become proficient English speakers if they enter kindergarten with a strong initial grasp of academic language literacy, either in their primary language or in ... read more

Middle Schoolers May Benefit Academically from Extracurricular Activities

Oct. 22, 2015 — Activities outside the classroom -- especially community engagement and sports -- may help low-income, urban youth academically as they transition into middle school, according to a new ... read more

Number of Postdocs in Biological and Biomedical Sciences Declines for First Time, New Study Shows

Oct. 21, 2015 — After more than 30 years of steady growth, the number of postdocs in the biological and biomedical sciences is on the decline in the United States, according to a new paper. The study shows that ... read more

New Study Explores Gender Bias in Academic Hiring

Oct. 20, 2015 — When all else is equal between highly qualified candidates for entry-level faculty positions, professors in academic science overwhelmingly prefer women over men, researchers previously found in ... read more

Scholars Challenge Colleges to Reform STEM Learning

Oct. 15, 2015 — America's colleges and universities need to transform not only how but what they teach in introductory science courses, a group of scholars ... read more

Successful Intervention Boosts Gender Diversity of STEM Faculty

Oct. 14, 2015 — Using a three-step intervention derived from self-determination theory, an interdisciplinary team of researchers has demonstrated a potential means of substantially increasing gender diversity in ... read more

Pressure to 'Publish or Perish' May Discourage Innovative Research

Oct. 9, 2015 — The traditional pressure in academia for faculty to 'publish or perish' advances knowledge in established areas. But it also might discourage scientists from asking the innovative questions ... read more

Oct. 8, 2015 — Use of an iPad app that fosters parent-child interactions around math markedly increases children's math achievement across the school year, especially for children with parents who are ... read more

Frequent School Moves Hurt Low-Income Childrens' Math Scores

Oct. 8, 2015 — Low-income students who change schools frequently are at risk for lower math scores and have a harder time managing their behavior and attention in the classroom than similar students who stay in the ... read more

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