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Challenges of media literary research

Concerns about misinformation and propaganda from media outlets, including social media, has led educators to seek out ways to improve their students’ media literacy. But what media literacy programs are most effective at combating “truth decay”? A new RAND report explores the landscape of media literacy education. Through interviews with experts and examinations of media …

  • Top tech tools in schools

    The top seven spots in LearnPlatform's list of top 40 edtech products accessed in schools belong to Google products.

  • Teachers working second jobs

    A recent post from the Pew Research Center reports on the percentage of teachers who work summer jobs or second jobs during the school year.

  • Positive trends for (some) U.S. kids

    The 2019 Kids Count Data Book shows that U.S. children overall are faring the same as or better than they were in 2010 on most indicators of well-being.

  • A virtual schools status report

    A policy brief from the National Education Policy Center provides information on the number and types of virtual and blended schools in the United States.

  • Oral histories of Brown v Board plaintiffs

    A new series of oral histories features family members and others connected to the plaintiffs in the five cases that combined to form the Brown case.

  • Racial makeup of schools 65 years after Brown

    White students no longer constitute a majority of students enrolled in U.S. public schools, according to a new report on the racial makeup of schools.

  • Americans weigh in on importance of racially mixed schools

    A new report from Pew Research Center delves into Americans' views on racial and ethnic diversity in their workplaces, neighborhoods, and schools.

  • Does teaching run in families?

    A recent study by Alberto Jacinto and Seth Gershenson explores the degree to which the teaching profession runs across generations in families.

  • How teachers use digital technology

    Common Sense Media surveyed more than 12,000 K-12 teachers to better understand how they are using technology in their classrooms.

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Challenges of media literary research

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A virtual schools status report

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