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Through stories about our research, we communicate new ideas and discoveries that help drive decisions in classrooms and beyond.

Big fish in a small bowl next to a small fish in a large bowl
November 30, 2018
Stanford education study provides new evidence of “big-fish-little-pond” effect on students globally
Brain and Learning Sciences | International Education | Science and Math Education
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Picture of students walking
October 2, 2018
The first step to choosing the 'right' college? Ignore the rankings, says Stanford researcher
Higher Education | K-12 | Parenting
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Football players making a tackle.
September 28, 2018
Rethinking concussion education for a new generation of athletes
Brain and Learning Sciences | K-12 | Parenting
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Teacher calling on student. Photo: iStock/FatCamera
July 12, 2018
When teachers think differently about themselves as math learners, students benefit
K-12 | Teaching
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Picture of classroom by Getty
June 13, 2018
New Stanford education study shows where boys and girls do better in math, English
Data Science | K-12 | Poverty and Inequality
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Photo by sjenner13 on Adobe Stock
May 21, 2018
Stanford professor examines how the college experience may foster purpose in young people
Higher Education
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Man playing video games. Photo by Adobe Stock
May 14, 2018
Stanford experts provide guidance for how parents and teachers can navigate the Fortnite craze
Child Development | Parenting | Technology
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The National Memorial for Peace and Justice commemorates the lives of nearly 4,400 black Americans. (Photo: Shawn Calhoun)
May 14, 2018
Stanford education scholars visit a new memorial chronicling the history of lynching in America
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Stanford researchers were surprised to discover that knowledge about previous students’ performance in classes lowered current s
May 10, 2018
Knowing previous students’ grades affects undergraduates’ GPA, Stanford scholars find
Data Science | Students | Testing and Standards
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Stanford education researcher finds that adolescents who are religiously engaged do better in school.
April 15, 2018
Religiously engaged adolescents demonstrate habits that help them get better grades, Stanford scholar finds
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History students often have trouble judging the reliability of historical sources, Stanford researchers find.
April 3, 2018
College students struggle to make sense of evidence from the past, Stanford researchers find
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Stanford study finds question format may impact how boys and girls score on standardized tests (Photo: FatCamera/iStock)
March 29, 2018
Question format may impact how boys and girls score on standardized tests, Stanford study finds
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