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The Arizona Education News Service is a resource for essential data and reports on education topics including achievement, funding, policy and reform, and legislative and legal issues. Use the filter tool to sort by topic or view reports chronologically from most recent.

Is doing your homework associated with becoming more conscientious?

October 18, 2017
Research has shown that sustained homework effort enhances academic performance and that students’ conscientiousness is a powerful predictor of students’ homework effort. But does homework—as homework proponents claim—in turn also influence the development of conscientiousness over time? Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

A Fresh Look at Homeschooling in the U.S.

October 17, 2017
From 1999 to 2012, the percentage of students who were homeschooled doubled, from an estimated 1.7 percent to 3.4 percent. But that increase appears to have leveled off, according to newly released data. In 2016, about 1.7 million students (ages…

Teacher License Reciprocity: 50-State Review

October 10, 2017
This policy report defines and provides a 50-state review of teacher license reciprocity, explores how state-specific licensing requirements impact the teacher labor market, and includes examples of national and state efforts to facilitate reciprocity. The three accompanying resources allow users…

Naps Enhance Executive Attention in Preschool-Aged Children

October 6, 2017
Executive attention is impaired following sleep loss in school-aged children, adolescents, and adults. Whether naps improve attention relative to nap deprivation in preschool-aged children is unknown. The aim of this study was to compare executive attention in preschool children following…

Top Ten Most Challenged Books Lists

October 5, 2017
The American Library Association condemns censorship and works to ensure free access to information. Every year, the Office for Intellectual Freedom compiles a list of the Top Ten Most Challenged Books in order to inform the public about censorship in…

Six Ways to Raise Graduation Rates

October 3, 2017
After looking at what we’ve learned since the start of the GradNation campaign, here is where we recommend states and communities focus their efforts as the campaign reaches its final stretch. Likes(0)Dislikes(0)
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