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November 30, 2015

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November 30, 2015

Number of High-Skilled Mexican Entrepreneurs Migrating to US Has Increased

Nov. 19, 2015 — The number of high-skilled Mexican entrepreneurs migrating to the United States has increased in recent years, but the trend is not solely in response to organized crime activity in Mexico, according ... 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

End 'Stem Cell Tourism,' Experts Urge

Nov. 9, 2015 — The continued marketing and use of experimental stem cell-based interventions inside and outside the United States is problematic and unsustainable, according to a new paper by science policy and ... read more

Assessing Ecosystem Services: Increasing the Impact on Decision Making

Nov. 5, 2015 — Assessments of ecosystem services, aiming at informing decisions on land management, are increasing in number around the globe, but only in a few cases recommendations are then applied by ... 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

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

Do We Need a National Movement on the Microbiome?

Nov. 2, 2015 — The American Gastroenterological Association applauds the call for a formal approach to understanding microbial communities critical to all ecosystems, particularly the human ... 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

Oct. 21, 2015 — Biology professors and students use tomatoes from campus garden to teach high schools students about genetic diversity. Students learn about dominant and recessive genes and the genetic influence on ... read more

Immigrants Play Increasing Role in U.S. Science, Engineering Workforce

Oct. 5, 2015 — From 2003 to 2013, the number of scientists and engineers residing in the US rose from 21.6 million to 29 million. An important factor in that increase: over the same time period, the number of ... read more

Math and Me: Children Who Identify With Math Get Higher Scores

Sep. 30, 2015 — How strongly children identify with math (their math 'self-concept') can be used to predict how high they will score on a standardized test of math achievement, according to a new ... read more

More Obesity Among the Less Educated in Rich Countries

Sep. 30, 2015 — In rich countries, obesity is more common among the lower educated, whilst in poor countries, obesity is more common among the higher educated, confirms new research. Previous studies have shown that ... read more

Are American Schools Making Inequality Worse?

Sep. 30, 2015 — Schooling plays a surprisingly large role in short-changing the nation's most economically disadvantaged students of critical math skills, according to a a new study. Findings from the study ... read more

Sep. 21, 2015 — The United States is at an environmental crossroads, states a new report. Climate change in the Arctic, urban growth in Phoenix, West Coast fisheries affected by El Niño, land-use change in New ... read more

Training More Effective Teachers Through Alternative Pathways

Sep. 17, 2015 — Florida teachers who enter teaching through a path requiring no coursework in education have the greatest effect on student achievement, substantially larger than that of traditionally prepared ... read more

Sep. 16, 2015 — A new study based on longitudinal data confirms a college degree provides an advantage in lifetimes earnings, but a related decision once students make it to college could prove to be even more ... read more

Why Middle Class People Are More Likely to Play Music, Paint and Act Revealed

Sep. 15, 2015 — The reason why middle class people are more likely to play music, paint and act has been revealed in a major new study. Research involving 78,000 people found that it was not wealth or social status ... read more

Snapshot of Americans' Knowledge of Science

Sep. 10, 2015 — There are substantial differences among Americans when it comes to knowledge and understanding of science topics, especially by educational levels as well as by gender, age, race and ethnicity, ... read more

Aug. 27, 2015 — A new study found that three times as many female high school students were interested in enrolling in a computer science class if the classroom was designed to be less 'geeky' and more ... read more

Aug. 25, 2015 — Students heading back to school can always count on one thing: Technology will be a little bit more advanced than it was last year. After all, 21st century learning experiences are increasingly ... read more

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