Research

Do Refugee Students Affect Peers’ Academic Achievement?

The debate over resettling refugees often devolves into concerns that an influx of new students will…

What We Teach About Race and Gender

Research suggests that improving representation of different races, genders and age groups in…

The Short- and Long-term Benefits of School-based Mentoring

School districts have used mentoring programs to help students develop a stronger connection to…

Turning Skills and Knowledge into Academic Achievement

Student motivation is essential to school success, but so is academic efficiency, the ability…

Teachers Are People Too: Examining Racial Bias

Teachers work in a profession that serves many children of color, which means they must have…

How Money Matters for Student Achievement

Influential studies over the past few decades by Stanford’s Eric Hanushek and others have concluded…