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

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April 17, 2019
Will design-thinking strategies benefit students after class is dismissed?
Innovation | Research and Practice | Teaching
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Middle school students
April 3, 2019
Stanford scholars develop interventions to reduce disparities in school discipline
Diversity and Identity | K-12 | Research and Practice
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March 19, 2019
Computer science college seniors in the United States outperform peers in China, India and Russia, new research says
Higher Education | International Education | Science and Math Education
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Preschooler in rural Pakistan
February 27, 2019
New Stanford-led study identifies factors that could promote resilience in children facing extreme adversity
Child Development | International Education | Poverty and Inequality
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February 20, 2019
What role should genetics research play in education?
Child Development | Education Policy | Learning Differences
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January 9, 2019
Solving poverty using the tools of Silicon Valley
Data Science | Impact | Poverty and Inequality
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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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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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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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May 21, 2018
Stanford professor examines how the college experience may foster purpose in young people
Higher Education
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