A recent article in Smart Kids explored why teens with ADHD are at increased risk for overusing digital devices and the negative consequences that may follow. Now, according to an NPR report, new research has found that “high-frequency” use of… Read the rest
Results from a recent study found that children with ADHD who participated in after-school programs fared better than kids with ADHD who did not take part in extra-curricular activities.
According to an article in HealthDay, the findings are based on… Read the rest
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