Published Date:May 1, 2015
By most media accounts, education reform in post-Katrina New Orleans is a success. Test scores and graduation rates are up, and students once trapped in failing schools have their choice of charter schools throughout the city.
May 1, 2015
Published Date:March 31, 2015
Bullying perpetration decreased by 20 percent over a three-year period among youths with disabilities who participated in a social and emotional learning program, a new study found.
March 31, 2015
Published Date:February 20, 2015
The education experts cited in media stories and blog posts may have little background in research or education policy, suggests a new study by, left, curriculum specialist Joel R. Malin and education professor Christopher Lubienski, both at the University of Illinois.
February 20, 2015
Published Date:February 4, 2015
A new study found Illinois educators and lawmakers have homework to do to figure out why fewer girls at the state’s high schools study subjects associated with careers in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields than their peers in other states.
February 4, 2015
Published Date:January 16, 2015
A curricula that is widely used by U.S. schools to diminish bullying and other forms of aggression shows promise at reducing gender- and sexual-based violence. However, the program’s efficacy may vary between geographic regions, and it may not directly reduce bullying, physical aggression and victimization, a new study found.
January 16, 2015