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Professor Deborah Stipek discusses the importance of free play and "playful learning," which contributes to young children’s academic skills without undermining their motivation to learn.
December 8, 2021
The New York Times
Research led by Professor Sean Reardon, director of the Educational Opportunity Project at Stanford, shows that racial segregation is associated with larger gaps in student performance because students of color are concentrated in high-poverty schools.
November 27, 2021
LA Times
In an op-ed, Associate Professor Emily J. Levine warns about the implications of efforts to limit international student enrollment at U.S. universities.
November 14, 2021
Wall Street Journal
Associate Professor Jelena Obradović provides research-backed advice on engaging with your children.
October 27, 2021
Associate Professor Rebecca Silverman discusses how tutoring remotely can be successful for literacy development.
October 26, 2021
The Economist
Research coauthored by Professor Thomas S. Dee shows the prolonged impact of a ninth-grade ethnic studies course.
October 23, 2021
Washington Post
Associate Professor Patricia Bromley and Stanford undergraduate Sebastian Andrews make a case for including environmental education in history and civics courses.
September 22, 2021
NBC News
The tokenism of the “diversity hire” trivializes the profound impact that women and minorities have had on American education, writes Associate Professor Emily Levine.
August 29, 2021
Joel Breakstone, director of the Stanford History Education Group, addresses the misconception that young people are adept at making sense of digital information.
August 12, 2021
The New York Times
An analysis by The New York Times in conjunction with Stanford University shows that in 33 states, 10,000 local public schools lost at least 20 percent of their kindergartners during the pandemic.
August 7, 2021
The Hechinger Report
Debates about the purpose of critical race theory and about whether it is even taught in schools aren’t useful because they miss a larger point, argues Professor Subini Annamma.
July 29, 2021
Professor Deborah Stipek emphasizes the challenge for educators in navigating the variability of children’s experiences this year.
June 22, 2021
Washington Post
Linking academic freedom to tenure has led to an impoverished definition of the concept, writes Associate Professor Emily Levine.
June 9, 2021
New data from Sean Reardon and the Educational Opportunity Project at Stanford reveals an achievement gap that even the BIE’s highest-achieving schools cannot close.
June 9, 2021
Washington Post
A paper coauthored by Professor Emerita Linda Darling-Hammond speaks to the impact that relationships have on learning and development.
April 23, 2021

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