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February 25, 2017

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February 25, 2017

Feb. 23, 2017 — As the number of English learners continues to grow across the nation, new research indicates these students are being treated differently depending on where they go to ... read more

Students in Ohio's Online Charter Schools Perform Worse Than Peers in Traditional Schools

Feb. 16, 2017 — Despite dramatic growth in enrollment in online charter schools in Ohio, students are not achieving the same academic success as those in brick-and-mortar charter and public schools, finds a ... read more

One Year of High-Quality Early Education Improves Outcomes for Low-Income Infants, Toddlers

Feb. 8, 2017 — Infants and toddlers from low-income families who attended a high-quality center-based early education program did better in language and social skills after only one year than children who do not ... read more

For Youth of Color, Losing Trust in Teachers May Mean Losing the Chance to Make It to College

Feb. 8, 2017 — In a new set of longitudinal studies, minority youth perceived and experienced more biased treatment and lost more trust over the middle school years than their white peers. Minority students' ... read more

Teachers May Be Cause of 'Obesity Penalty' on Girls' Grades

Feb. 7, 2017 — While obesity is often thought of as a health problem, a new study suggests that discrimination by body weight may be the more important factor for obese white female students' lower success in ... read more

Emoticons Help Gauge School Happiness Level in Young Children

Feb. 3, 2017 — The How I Feel About My School questionnaire is available to download for free. It uses emoticon-style faces with options of happy, ok or sad. It asks children to rate how they feel in seven ... read more

Addicted Individuals Less Responsive to Reward-Anticipation

Feb. 2, 2017 — It may be difficult for addicted individuals to learn when they can expect a reward. This learning problem could perhaps explain why they are more prone to addiction and find it difficult to kick the ... read more

Millennial Generation's Learning Preferences in Medical Education Examined

Feb. 1, 2017 — The classroom can reflect its students' learning preferences, and a study demonstrates evidence of this in medical ... read more

Mathematical Model Reveals Parental Involvement Can 'Immunize' Students from Dropping out

Jan. 31, 2017 — Newsflash for American high school students -- choose friends wisely, or they may end up costing you your ... read more

Jan. 30, 2017 — People who continued to train on a visual task for 20 minutes past the point of mastery locked in that learning, shielding it from interference by new learning, a new study ... read more

School Bullying Linked to Lower Academic Achievement, Research Finds

Jan. 30, 2017 — A study that tracked hundreds of children from kindergarten through high school found that chronic or increasing levels of bullying were related to lower academic achievement, a dislike of school and ... read more

Don't Be So Hard on Yourself: Study on First-Year Student Stress

Jan. 30, 2017 — Stressed out university students, take note: self-compassion may be the key to making it through your first year, according to new ... read more

Delaying Marijuana Smoking to Age 17 Cuts Risks to Teens' Brains, New Study Suggests

Jan. 25, 2017 — Adolescents who smoke marijuana as early as 14 do worse by 20 points on some cognitive tests and drop out of school at a higher rate than non-smokers. But if they hold off until age 17, they're ... read more

Study Links Teacher Training, Improved Student Writing Skills

Jan. 24, 2017 — A correlation between teacher professional development and improvements has been found in academic writing by English learners in grades ... read more

Dyslexia Linked to Shorter Memory Trace of Previous Stimuli

Jan. 24, 2017 — Researchers have provided new insight into the brain mechanisms underlying a condition that causes reading and writing ... read more

Jan. 23, 2017 — A new preclinical study shows that vagus nerve stimulation therapy might have the potential to help people overcome drug addiction by helping them learn new behaviors to replace those associated with ... read more

Obesity Is Barely Covered in Medical Students' Licensing Exam

Jan. 19, 2017 — Obesity is one of the most significant threats to health in the U.S. and is responsible for the development of multiple serious medical problems such as diabetes, heart disease and some forms of ... read more

Brief Interventions Help Online Learners Persist With Coursework

Jan. 19, 2017 — New research shows people in underdeveloped parts of the world are not as likely to complete massive open online courses, or MOOCs. But small psychological activities could help motivate them, ... read more

Employee Wages Not Just Linked to Skills, but Quality of Co-Workers

Jan. 19, 2017 — The presence of high-performing co-workers can improve an individual’s earnings, research has ... read more

School Curricula Are a Reflection of Society's Expectations

Jan. 19, 2017 — In a pioneering project, researchers studied the development of school curricula in Switzerland’s three main language regions. This project clearly showed that ever since the Swiss school system ... read more

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