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Education Research Report

Education Research Report

Report Offers Early Lessons from Schools, Afterschool Programs Implementing Social and Emotional Learning Supports for Students
xx Developing adult capacity, creating shared vision, clear guidance among keys to success The Wallace Foundation today released a report detailing early lessons from a six-community, 38-site study examining implementation of social and emotional learning (SEL) programs and practices for elementary-age students and the adults who serve them. The RAND Corporation report presents findings from the
Report Concocts Supposed Economic Benefits of Pennsylvania’s Neovoucher Program
A Commonwealth Foundation report argues that expanding a program that uses tax credits to create vouchers for private schooling can lead to large economic gains for the state of Pennsylvania. Such gains would result from two purported benefits: increased lifetime earnings for those attending private schools on vouchers, and reduced social costs associated with crime. Bruce Baker of Rutgers Univer

OCT 21

Classroom indoor environmental affects quality affect teaching and learning
What impact does a classroom's indoor environment have on teaching, learning, and students' academic achievement in colleges and universities? This is the question researchers set out to answer in their analysis of all relevant published studies. In the analysis published in Indoor Air , the team looked at indoor air, thermal, acoustic, and lighting conditions. The collected evidence from 21 stud
Social isolation exacerbates the situation of school bullying victims
xx IMAGE: A STUDY FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF CORDOBA (SPAIN) ANALYZED DEGREES OF ACCEPTANCE, POPULARITY AND FRIENDSHIP AT DIFFERENT STAGES OF VICTIMIZATION IN THE FIELD OF SCHOOL BULLYING. view more CREDIT: UNIVERSIDAD DE CÓRDOBA (SPAIN) In school bullying, there are people who are chronic victims. The acts of aggression that they experience are not limited to a particular moment or period of time, b

OCT 20

Keeping COVID-19 out of classrooms: Open windows, use glass screens in front of desks
xx Aerosol spread of virus in classrooms with air conditioning poses issues for students, teachers AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF PHYSICS As the COVID-19 virus continues to spread around the globe, studying aerosol and droplet transport within different environments can help establish effective, physics-informed measures for virus mitigation. One of the most important environments to gain a rapid understa
Why school bullying prevention programs that involve peers may be harmful to victims
xx SOCIETY FOR RESEARCH IN CHILD DEVELOPMENT School bullying has been identified as harmful to students' mental health. Many studies have evaluated the effectiveness of bullying prevention programs, finding mixed results in general and no benefits overall for secondary school students. Looking at the specific components of bullying prevention programs helps to explain the complicated pattern: Unl
Free-college programs have led to large enrollment increases at two-year institutions
xx Especially among historically underserved students AMERICAN EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH ASSOCIATION A study of 33 public community college promise programs, or free-college programs, across the United States found that they are associated with large enrollment increases of first-time, full-time students--with the biggest boost in enrollment among Black, Hispanic, and female students. The results come
Ed Dept civil rights data shows restraint, seclusion, sexual assault on the rise
AUTHOR Kara Arundel PUBLISHED Oct. 20, 2020 SHARE IT POST SHARE TWEET A bevy of statistics about school enrollment, discipline practices, academic offerings and more from the 2017-18 school year was released by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights as part of the biennial Civil Rights Data Collection (CRDC). The self-reported collection from 17,604 public school districts and

OCT 19

Biology education research does not capture student experiences across diverse institutions
SHARE PRINT E-MAIL Science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields lack diversity. It is an issue that a group of University of Minnesota-led biology education researchers is aiming to address through a targeted effort to bring diverse perspectives to the foreground. Their report published in CBE--Life Sciences Education lays out gaps in the biology education field and proposes lev

OCT 17

Fall 2020 Undergraduate Enrollment Down 4% Compared to Same Time Last Year
xx Roughly one month into the fall 2020 semester, undergraduate enrollment is now running 4% below last year’s level, and the upward trend for graduate enrollment has slipped to 2.7%, according to the latest data by the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center . As a result, overall postsecondary enrollment is down 3% compared to the same time last year. “With more data, the downward trends
First-time enrollment in graduate programs increased by 2.5 percent between fall 2018 and fall 2019
Full report even while the number of applications to graduate programs dipped slightly, by 0.6 percent, according to a new survey conducted by the Council of Graduate Schools and the Graduate Record Examinations Board. 

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