Education News

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5/11/2015
Concussion May Hurt School Performance for a While

Several weeks of academic accommodations might be needed, experts say

4/29/2015
Curbing School Bus Pollution Might Reduce Absences

Improved emission controls produced big benefits for students with asthma, study found

4/21/2015
Freedom to Fidget Helps Kids With ADHD Learn: Study

The more they were able to move during tests, the better they did

4/5/2015
Education Doesn't Guarantee Happiness

Mental well-being similar across socioeconomic levels, study finds

3/27/2015
Free School Breakfasts Appear to Boost Kids' Grades

Math, reading and science scores better in schools that subsidized morning meals

3/26/2015
Too Much Homework May Hurt Teens' Test Scores

Study found more than 90 minutes a night linked to lower performance in math, science

3/24/2015
Tips to Make Healthy School Lunches Kids Will Actually Eat

Expert says keep loose teeth and time constraints in mind when choosing foods

3/23/2015
Adopted Kids' Average IQ Higher Than Non-Adopted Siblings: Study

Parents' education levels may account for difference, researchers suggest

3/20/2015
When to Keep Kids Home From School

Pediatrician offers advice on common childhood ailments

3/18/2015
Recess: An Essential Part of the School Day

Study shows supervised play boosts teamwork, friendships and positive attitudes

3/18/2015
Breast-Fed Babies May Be Smarter, Richer Adults, Study Suggests

But many factors determine IQ, not just mother's milk, experts note

3/10/2015
The Lower His IQ, the More a Young Guy Drinks?

Heavy drinking and lesser intelligence linked in Swedish study

3/9/2015
Don't Delay School for Summer-Born or Premature Kids: Study

Holding children back linked to lower scores on standardized tests later

2/19/2015
Many LGBT Medical Students Don't Reveal Sexual Identity

Fear of discrimination cited as biggest reason, survey reports

2/16/2015
Parents Split on Later School Start Time for Teens

Many were concerned about logistics, impact on after-school activities, survey finds

2/14/2015
When It Comes to Singing, Practice Makes Perfect

Like an instrument, your voice can get better, music expert notes

2/2/2015
Sexual Assault Under-Reported on U.S. College Campuses: Study

Researchers found significant surge in reported crime incidence during audits

1/30/2015
Early Exposure to English May Help Spanish-Speaking Kids in School

Hearing it at home can bolster success in classroom, researcher says

1/30/2015
Girls Outperform Boys Academically Around the Globe, Study Says

Even in countries with gender inequality, female students often have better grades

1/19/2015
Family Income, Expectations Tied to Kindergarten Performance

Kids scored better overall when their parents focused more on reading, computer use and preschool

1/4/2015
Water Dispensers at School May Encourage Kids to Drink More

Researchers found students drank three times more water after dispensers were installed

12/23/2014
Can Fast Food Hinder Learning in Kids?

Researchers found test-score differences between 5th and 8th grades

12/11/2014
Almost All U.S. Teens Are Sleep Deprived, Study Finds

Too-early school start times are one big factor, experts say

12/9/2014
Free Clinics Run by Med Students on the Rise

More than half of all medical students are involved in such clinics, study says

12/9/2014
Cutting Docs-in-Training Hours Hasn't Improved Patient Care: Studies

Some experts suggest certain restrictions on hours should be repealed

12/5/2014
11/26/2014
Spotting Hearing Problems in Infancy May Boost Reading Skills in Deaf Teens

Researchers found gap between screened, unscreened doubled as deaf children got older

11/25/2014
Full-Day Preschool Beats Part-Day for School Preparedness

Full-time program for youngest tots boosts test scores, attendance: study

11/24/2014
Kids' Bag Lunches Not Meeting Nutrition Guidelines: Study

Second study found that providing classroom breakfast didn't improve grades, though longer-term studies are needed

11/19/2014
U.S. School Meal Rules Might Work Against Good Nutrition, Study Says

Federal mandates don't limit added sugar or carbohydrates, researchers say

11/13/2014
ADHD Stimulant Drug Abuse Common Among Young Adults: Survey

Reasons for misuse include pressure to succeed at school or work

11/10/2014
Minority Kids May Be Missed in Autism Diagnoses: Study

White children more likely to be identified by schools, but researchers aren't sure what's behind this trend

11/7/2014
School Lunches More Nutritious Than Home-Packed Lunches: Study

Little ones' lunchboxes often contain fat, desserts, sugary drinks, researchers say

11/5/2014
The ABCs of Successful Classroom Design

Lighting, temperature can influence student achievement, researchers say

10/27/2014
Colleges Could Do More for Students With Chronic Ills, Study Finds

Only half of campus clinics felt they could handle diabetes care, and many don't identify students with needs

10/24/2014
Cadavers Beat Computers as Med School Teaching Tool, Study Finds

Researchers say future doctors and nurses learn more from the human body

10/23/2014
Teen Conflicts Spill Over to Other Areas of Their Lives

Home troubles affect school life, school issues affect home, researchers report

10/17/2014
Athletic Trainers' Group Advises Heart Tests for Young Athletes

Identifying problems may prevent sudden cardiac arrest, new guidelines suggest

10/17/2014
U.S. Kids Use ADHD Meds More During School Year

Researchers suggest this may be to boost academic achievement

10/8/2014
Schools Key to Reaching Kids With Mental Health Needs, Experts Say

Left untreated, children may suffer long-term damage

10/6/2014
Genes May Play Big Role in Academic Success, Study Suggests

But a number of other factors affect schoolwork and achievement, experts stress

9/29/2014
ADHD Can Hamper School Performance as Early as 2nd Grade, Study Says

Researchers report problems with reading, math, social skills

9/25/2014
Boys With Autism Show Certain Grammar Skills in Study

They were able to form some past tense verbs faster than boys without the disorder

9/24/2014
Better-Educated People More Open to Dubious Health Info on Web: Study

Also more likely to trust non-professional advice from social media, video sharing, researchers say

9/22/2014
Can Brain Scans Help Predict Young Children's Reading Abilities?

Imaging might detect early reading troubles like dyslexia, researchers say

9/20/2014
Cyberbullying Seems to Ramp Up in Middle School

Effective prevention strategies must not be 'one-size-fits-all,' researcher says

9/19/2014
More Schools Stocking Shots That Counter Serious Allergic Reactions

Having epinephrine auto-injectors on hand can save lives, advocates say

9/18/2014
Mentors May Steer Young People Toward More Rewarding Careers

The result: Greater authority, responsibility likelier early on, study says

9/12/2014
Few Students With Asthma, Allergies Have School Emergency Plan

Schools must be well prepared to deal with life-threatening reactions, researchers caution

9/10/2014
Teens' Daily Marijuana Use Linked to Poor Outcomes

Everyday pot habit reduced odds of higher education, increased suicide risk, study contends