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

Picture of Elizabeth Toomarian teaching children about neuroscience with a stuffed bunny rabbit.
August 7, 2019
Stanford researchers investigate how the brain changes with different learning experiences
Brain and Learning Sciences | Learning Differences | Research and Practice
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Teacher in front of classroom
July 29, 2019
“If you don’t have a strong supply of well-prepared teachers, nothing else in education can work”
Education Policy | School Leadership | Teaching
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Preschool children in a classroom
June 24, 2019
Poll finds that California voters rank early childhood education spending below other educational priorities
Early Childhood | Education Policy
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Photo of young girl in garden by Education Outside
June 21, 2019
What does it mean to be environmentally literate?
Curriculum and Instruction | Research and Practice | Teaching
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Stock photo of trees growing
May 23, 2019
After stroke, Stanford education scholar learns a different way to teach again
Faculty and Programs | Learning Differences | Teaching
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Photo of nursing students in training
May 15, 2019
Schools that received state funds to expand career training programs saw lower dropout rates, Stanford researcher finds
Curriculum and Instruction | Education Policy | K-12
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photo of post-it notes with lightbulbs
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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Image of people taking information from a double helix
February 20, 2019
What role should genetics research play in education?
Child Development | Education Policy | Learning Differences
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hand prints in paint
February 16, 2019
Supporting learning differences
K-12 | Learning Differences
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