Updated : Apr 06, 2020 in Feature

K-12 Schools Relying on Educational Non-Profits to Keep Students Engaged During COVID-19 Pandemic

ESSEX, NY – As K-12 schools across the country struggle to adjust to a new paradigm of virtual learning, educational non-profits like CFES Brilliant Pathwaysare…

Updated : Mar 24, 2020 in Announcement

AERA Announces Cancellation of 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The American Educational Research Association announced on March 23 that it is cancelling plans for a virtual 2020 Annual Meeting in April. The decision…

Updated : Mar 24, 2020 in Feature

UNH Experts Offer Tips To Help Parents More Smoothly Shift to Online Learning

DURHAM, N.H.— As the coronavirus continues to spread keeping schools across the country closed, children from elementary to high school are transitioning to virtual learning…

Updated : Mar 19, 2020 in Research Articles

NHMU helps students impacted by school closures with Research Quest Live

The Natural History Museum of Utah is now offering an interactive version of its award-winning free online education program, Research Quest, to students throughout Utah…

Updated : Mar 17, 2020 in Expert Pitch

Advice for parents tackling at-home learning during coronavirus school closures

In an attempt to help limit the spread of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in West Virginia, schools across the state will remain closed for at least…

Updated : Mar 17, 2020 in Expert Pitch

How the move to online classrooms will change teaching

COVID-19, a novel corona virus, has most schools adopting an online teaching model and this is causing stress for students, parents, and teachers but the…

Updated : Mar 16, 2020 in Expert Pitch

IU sociologist available to comment on how school closures, e-learning disproportionately impact low-income students

With more than 10,600 of the nation's public and private schools temporarily closing in response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), low-income students are disproportionally impacted.…

Updated : Mar 13, 2020 in Expert Pitch

Online education experts available to discuss the pandemic’s push into the virtual classroom

Educators across the globe are scrambling to shift gears from their in-person environment to one that demands an immediate expertise in the virtual classroom. But…

Updated : Mar 05, 2020 in Research Articles

Study: Social Studies Teachers Not “Above the Fray” in Linking Their Political Views to How They Assess News Source Credibility

WASHINGTON, DC, March 5, 2020—At a time when there’s been a sharp uptick in partisan critiques of the credibility of the news media and growing…

Updated : Mar 03, 2020 in Feature

THE LANCET FEATURES HEALTH PEOPLE’S NEW DIABETES PREVENTION REPORT

NEW YORK, March 3, 2020 –  The Online First edition of the upcoming April issue of The Lancet, one of the world’s leading medical journals,…

Updated : Mar 02, 2020 in Research Articles

Pre-K teacher certification policies overlook standards for learning

UNIVERSITY COMMUNICATIONS * Michigan State University * 408 W. Circle Drive * East Lansing, MI * 48824 Contact: Tanya Wright, College of Education: (517) 432-2367,…

Updated : Feb 27, 2020 in Announcement

DHS Announces Funding Opportunity to Establish MBA in Security Technology Transition

Washington – The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is seeking proposals from accredited U.S. universities to educate and build the capabilities of DHS employees. The…

Updated : Feb 19, 2020 in Feature

Class redesign increases student success in math

Athens, Ga. – A significant redesign of two foundational mathematics courses at the University of Georgia has led to remarkable gains in student success, including…

Updated : Feb 17, 2020 in Announcement

Rebecca Lyons named University of Redlands Professor of the Year

The University of Redlands Mortar Board Honor Society has named Rebecca Lyons as Professor of the Year. Lyons, a chemistry professor in the College of…

Updated : Feb 12, 2020 in Research Articles

Having fewer children reduced the education gap in China

COLUMBUS, Ohio – A new study uses China’s one-child policy to show that having fewer children leads women to achieve higher levels of education.  The…

Updated : Feb 10, 2020 in Expert Pitch

‘Omnipresent surveillance’: Facial recognition may transform schools into prisons

The Lockport City School District in upstate New York has adopted facial recognition technology to monitor who is on school grounds, becoming the first public…

Updated : Feb 05, 2020 in Announcement

University of Redlands and Corona-Norco Unified School District partner to increase degree attainment in Inland Empire

Officials from the University of Redlands and the Corona-Norco Unified School District (CNUSD) recently signed an agreement that guarantees admission to the University of Redlands…

Updated : Jan 14, 2020 in Feature

What is the California state soil?

January 14, 2020 – Many states have a designated state bird, flower, fish, tree, rock, etc. And, many states also have a state soil –…

Updated : Jan 10, 2020 in Feature

Cornell develops educational toolkit for testing e-cigarettes

ITHACA, N.Y. – To complement the wide range of information on the potential dangers of vaping, the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine has developed a new…

Updated : Jan 10, 2020 in Feature

Beyond the bushfires, what can teachers do to help their kids?

In a little over two weeks, more than three million Australian students will return to school, ready to start a new year. But, amid the…

Updated : Dec 12, 2019 in Research Articles

New Report on Pre-K in Cities Shows 34 of Nation’s Largest Cities Now Have Pre-K Program

A new national report shows which large U.S. cities are leading on policies that address health and well-being, including high-quality, accessible pre-K. Seven new cities…

Updated : Nov 26, 2019 in Research Articles

How to measure inequality as ‘experienced difference’

A new way of measuring wealth inequality better accounts for the way we experience it. In a paper published in Economics Letters, economists Samuel Bowles of the Santa Fe Institute…

Updated : Nov 25, 2019 in Research Articles

Why women select college majors with lower earnings potential Why women select college majors with lower earnings potential

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Even when both male and female college students say they want to pursue a major with the best earnings prospects, the majors…

Updated : Nov 19, 2019 in Announcement

Chicago Booth announces enhancements to its Civic Scholars Program

The University of Chicago Booth School of Business announces numerous strategic enhancements to its Civic Scholars Program, a highly selective scholarship program designed to support…

Updated : Nov 19, 2019 in Announcement

American Society of Anesthesiologists Announces Continued Partnership with Fresenius Kabi as Industry Supporter

CHICAGO – The American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) announced today that Fresenius Kabi USA will continue its partnership with ASA as an ASA Industry Supporter.…

Updated : Nov 15, 2019 in Research Articles

U-M research shows how wealth begets educational disparity

ANN ARBOR—It's no secret that students whose families have more money typically perform better in school than those who come from homes with fewer financial…

Updated : Nov 13, 2019 in Feature

Breaking the (SeaFood) Chain

If you want to understand what happens when seawater becomes more acidic, ask an oyster farmer. Specifically, talk to one in the Pacific Northwest. Researchers…

Updated : Nov 12, 2019 in Announcement

Sowell Center Awarded $1.25 Million Grant to Train Visual Impairment Specialists

The Virginia Murray Sowell Center for Research and Education in Sensory Disabilities at Texas Tech University in the College of Education has received a $1.25…

Updated : Nov 07, 2019 in Announcement

FAER/ABA Co-Sponsor Research in Education Grant for a Second Year

Raleigh, N.C., and Schaumburg, Ill. – (Nov. 7, 2019) The American Board of Anesthesiology (ABA) and Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research (FAER) are co-sponsoring…

Updated : Nov 05, 2019 in Policy

Addition of College and Career Readiness Advisors Expected to Offset National Counselor-Student ratio of 455-to-1.

BOLTON LANDING, NY – Educators from across the country left the CFES Brilliant Pathways National Conference on Nov. 2 armed with innovative ideas for preparing…

Updated : Oct 22, 2019 in Research Articles

Rethinking the role of technology in the classroom

BUFFALO, N.Y. – Preparing elementary school students for active citizenship in an increasingly digital world requires introducing them to the latest technologies, but engaging those…

Updated : Oct 17, 2019 in Expert Pitch

In rejecting city’s deal, Chicago teachers reach for bigger goal

On Thursday, teachers in Chicago went on a strike after their union (CTU) rejected a deal from the Chicago Public Schools (CPS). Lee Adler, an expert…

Updated : Oct 16, 2019 in Feature

Argonne training program prepares researchers for scientific computing in the exascale era

Lasting two weeks, the rigorous ATPESC program provides participants with invaluable high-performance computing skills and tools that they can later apply to their home institutions and research…

Updated : Oct 02, 2019 in Announcement

CNS Gift to the CNS Foundation Doubles Innovative Clinical Research Initiative, Creating Annual NINDS/CNSF K12 Scholar Awards

October 2, 2019, Schaumburg, Illinois – The Congress of Neurological Surgeons Foundation (CNS Foundation) announced a second K12 award will be funded by a generous…

Updated : Oct 01, 2019 in Announcement

AADE Announces Donna Tomky Award for Excellence in Clinical Practice in Honor of Late AADE President

Donna Tomky was a driving force at the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) for the last 3 decades and was critical in paving the…

Updated : Sep 25, 2019 in Research Articles

Kids in poor, urban schools learn just as much as others

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Schools serving disadvantaged and minority children teach as much to their students as those serving more advantaged kids, according to a new…

Updated : Sep 20, 2019 in Policy

Senate Domestic, Foreign Funding Bills Recognize, but Fall Short of Needs for Critical Infectious Disease Responses

Spending bills released by Senate Appropriations Committee Wednesday demonstrate encouraging recognition of some of the most urgent health challenges threatening individual and public health at…

Updated : Sep 19, 2019 in Research Articles

Decoding how kids get into hacking

EAST LANSING, Mich. – Is your kid obsessed with video games and hanging out with questionable friends? These are common traits for involvement in cybercrime,…

Updated : Sep 19, 2019 in Research Articles

Why Americans Don’t Fully Trust Many Who Hold Positions of Power

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Sept. 19, 2019) – The public gives high scores to military leaders, public school principals and police officers on empathy, transparency and ethics,…

Updated : Sep 12, 2019 in Research Articles

Are Children Interested in Politics? University of Kentucky Researcher Provides Insight in New Study

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Sept. 12, 2019) — When it comes to talking politics with your children, you may think they would rather be playing video games or…

Updated : Sep 04, 2019 in Uncategorized

School district secessions in the South have deepened racial segregation between school systems

WASHINGTON, D.C., September 4, 2019--Since 2000, school district secessions in the South have increasingly sorted white and black students, and white and Hispanic students, into…

Updated : Sep 04, 2019 in Uncategorized

Automated text analysis: The next frontier of marketing innovation

Researchers from University of Pennsylvania, Northwestern University, University of Maryland, Columbia University, and Emory University published a new article in the Journal of Marketing that…

Updated : Sep 04, 2019 in Uncategorized

It is best not to fly to conferences

Several times a year, researchers from all over the world travel long distances in order to share their latest findings and establish contacts at conferences.…

Updated : Sep 04, 2019 in Uncategorized

An examination of prosecutorial staff, budgets, caseloads and the need for change

We decided to examine the state of prosecutor funding and caseloads after recent local debates on the issue. Prosecutors contend they need more staff to…

Updated : Sep 04, 2019 in Uncategorized

Racial disparity in Houston’s pretrial population

There has been no shortage of discourse surrounding racial and ethnic disparities in the criminal justice system. In fact, the need to address these inequities…

Updated : Sep 03, 2019 in Uncategorized

WSU study to examine health benefits of outdoor preschools

SEATTLE, Wash. - As preschoolers across the nation head into classroom buildings for the start of the school year, more than 300 Seattle area children…

Updated : Sep 03, 2019 in Uncategorized

Springer Nature and the Austrian Academic Library Consortium renew open access contract

Springer Nature and the Austrian Academic Library Consortium (Kooperation E-Medien Österreich KEMÖ) have renewed their existing open access contract for Springer journals. The transformative agreement…

Updated : Sep 03, 2019 in Uncategorized

Student body diversity goals & giving parents a say in where their child goes to school

INFORMS Journal Operations Research New Study Key Takeaways: A new algorithm achieves school diversity goals while allowing parents to still have a say in where…

Updated : Aug 30, 2019 in Uncategorized

Building a storytelling app to support literacy amongst deaf children

Amsterdam, August 30, 2019 - Advances in digital technology including tablets, smartphones, and mobile apps have revolutionized the way people interact, communicate, and learn at…

Updated : Aug 28, 2019 in Uncategorized

Modeling and measuring competencies in higher education

The German research program "Modeling and Measuring Competencies in Higher Education (KoKoHs) - Validation and Methodological Innovations", which has been funded by the German Federal…