Federal School Improvement Grants (SIGs) support turnaround efforts in the nation’s lowest-performing schools, including many that serve a large number of English Language Learner Students (ELLs).
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Hispanic, black, Asian and white Ph.D. graduates in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics face different levels of debt on average. Here are the quick facts.
State teacher evaluation policies have undergone sweeping changes since 2008, spurred forward heavily by federal competitive funding opportunities like Race to the Top and Investing in Innovation.
Governments are investing more in science under the notion that it will lead to more economic growth and scientific knowledge, but are often unsure of how best to invest. Julia Lane explains why understanding the scientific process is key to investing wisely in science.
Most students enter into science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) Ph.D. programs planning to work in academia, but many STEM Ph.D. holders eventually seek nonacademic positions.
Young minority men have been particularly hard hit by the economic downturn, experiencing higher rates of unemployment and struggling longer with joblessness. In this 90-second video interview, Harry Holzer, Institute Fellow at the American Institutes for Research (AIR), explains what actions would most help such men.
AIR's Julia Galdo explains how to use effective messaging to encourage Latinos to enroll in the Affordable Care Act.
Changing systems, practices and programs to improve outcomes for children, youth and families requires a comprehensive approach anchored in an understanding of relationships and context for individuals, organizations, and political, economic and social environments.
Child abuse prevention and other human service programs are under increasing pressure to demonstrate results and implement system and practice changes to improve outcomes.