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Research

Changing U.S. Students’ Mindsets about Learning Improves Academic Achievement

In the United States, many students’ grades drop in the transition between middle school and high school and often never recover. This drop can lead to students underperforming in their high school coursework or opting out of more challenging coursework, which can make them less likely to graduate high school prepared for college. Read more ›

Students with Disabilities are Almost Twice as Likely to Be Victims of Cyberbullying

Researchers found that almost one third of students with disabilities (30%) have experienced cyberbullying within the past year, as a victim, perpetrator, or both, compared to 20% of students without disabilities. Read more ›

Zero to Three Report Ranks Which States Give Babies the Strongest Start in Life

For the 12 million infants and toddlers in the United States, the state where they are born and raised during their first three years makes a big difference in their chance for a strong start in life. Read more ›

Can Preventing Childhood Trauma Improve Adult Health?

Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) are potentially traumatic events that occur in childhood. ACEs can include violence, abuse, and growing up in a family with mental health or substance use problems. Toxic stress from ACEs can change brain development and affect how the body responds to stress. ACEs are linked to chronic health problems, mental illness, and substance misuse in adulthood. However, ACEs can be prevented. Read more ›

Media Use by Tweens and Teens 2019 [downloadable]

The Common Sense Census: Media Use by Tweens and Teens, an update to the 2015 study of the same name, is a big-picture look at how young people in America are engaging with media. Read more ›

State Policies That Address Dyslexia [web resource]

The National Center on Improving Literacy features a 50-state overview of dyslexia requirements, initiatives and legislation, which can be filtered to show state screening requirements. Read more ›

What Are the Best Ways to Prevent Bullying in Schools?

Bullying occurs everywhere, even in the highest-performing schools, and it is hurtful to everyone involved, from the targets of bullying to the witnesses—and even to bullies themselves.  What are the best practices for preventing bullying in schools? That’s a question explores with her colleague Marc Brackett from the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence in a recent paper that reviewed dozens of studies of real-world bullying prevention efforts. Read more ›

Report: Making Space for Mental Health on Campus [downloadable]

With guidance from Mental Health America, the Collegiate Mental Health Innovation Council (CMHIC) is made up of students and recent graduates who are finding new ways to make a difference in their communities. Read more ›

How Music Therapy Can Help Anxious Children

One effective method of providing support for anxiety in children is music therapy, where music becomes the main tool the therapist uses to connect and work with the patient. This kind of therapy has been shown to be effective when treating children and young people living with anxiety based disorders. Read more ›

People With Dyslexia Have the Skills to Future-Proof the Workforce, Research Claims

Companies can future-proof their workforces by employing people with dyslexia, new research has claimed.

In a report published Monday, consultancy EY used data from the World Economic Forum (WEF) and charity Made By Dyslexia to outline how dyslexic people’s skills aligned with the skills that would be required in the workplaces of the future. Read more ›

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