Education

Jumpstart Launches New Online Math and English Assessments

Jumpstart Test Prep announced the launch of their new online Math and English assessments that are included with their ACT Math and English subject area purchases. Each student gets one attempt for the new online...

Learning Sciences Exchange: Innovative Ways to Communicate the Science of Early Learning Premieres August...

For the past two years, the Learning Sciences Exchange (LSX) fellows program has brought together 12 experts in Europe and North America across disciplines—research, policy, journalism, and entertainment—to design innovative projects innovative projects that...

New Study Links Lifetime Brain Benefits to Education

A new study, Education and Cognitive Functioning Across the Life Span published in Psychological Science in the Public Interest links brain benefits over the span of a lifetime to increased education. The new study...

How Schools Can Help Children Recover from COVID Closures

COVID-19 has created an unprecedented challenge for America’s K-12 schools. As policymakers and practitioners struggle to respond, they are weighing significant uncertainty and trade-offs that arise because of education, health, and budgetary concerns. The...

New Report Suggests Schools Reopen In Person For Elementary Students

A new report by the National Academics of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine suggests that public school districts should prioritize full-time, in-person classes for grades K-5 and for students with special needs. Opening schools will...

The Children’s Equity Project Releases Equity Roadmap for Early Education

The Children’s Equity Project and the Bipartisan Policy Center have come together to create an actionable policy roadmap for states and the federal government—as well as for candidates at all levels of government vying...

Latinos Make Up Majority of Admitted Freshmen to the University of California for the...

According to preliminary data released Thursday by the University of California, Latino students will make up the majority of the University of California's freshman class for this upcoming school year. For the first time...

Early Learning Programs Stretched by Pandemic

Early Edge California and the American Institutes for Research (AIR) released their research brief, California’s Early Learning and Care Providers: Essential Workers Who Need Support, which shares results from seven focus groups* conducted with...

Digital Divide Affecting Education Even More

New analysis shows 15-16 million kids—20% more than previous estimates—and as many as 400,000 teachers lack adequate internet or computing devices at home Southern states have largest divides, but even among states with smallest divides,...

Los Angeles and San Diego Schools to Go Online-Only in The Fall

Schools in California’s two largest public school districts — Los Angeles Unified and San Diego Unified — will not reopen for in-person classes on August 18. The districts announced Monday that classes will be...
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