Every two years, nearly 15,000 high school students participate in the Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS), a questionnaire aimed at gauging attitudes and behaviors. The just released results from the 2017 YRBS paint a troubling picture for a large swath… Read the rest
If we assume that being present in the classroom is fundamental to learning in school, then African-American students with learning disabilities are in big trouble. According to Lee Romney, author of a recent article in EdSource, “African-American special education students… Read the rest
This spring scores were released from the 2017 National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), a federally mandated measure of student performance commonly referred to as the “Nation’s Report Card.” The assessment, done every two years, is administered to a representative… Read the rest
The following post appeared as a news release on the NIH website (National Institutes of Health) for March 26, 2018.
Children as young as 4 years old with symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may have significant differences in… Read the rest
In last week’s blog post we shared key insights from the Girls Index, a national survey of more than 10,000 young females in grades 5 through 12, released by Ruling Our Experience, an Ohio-based nonprofit. In that post we focused… Read the rest