WHERE THE PARTY'S AT -- Professor Ellie Bruecker of the University of Wisconsin at Madison completed a study of the fiscal impact of the statewide school vouchers in Wisconsin. It was published by the National Education Policy Center. Here is the executive summary: Executiv
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A new study from the UK confirms that bullying can influence the development of anxiety and depression years later. However, University College London investigators also found that the detrimental effects […]A new study from the UK confirms
Ohio State University and Apple on Wednesday announced a collaboration that will start a digital learning effort at the university that Apple and university officials said may represent the company's most ambitious program in higher education
When disease-bearing mosquitoes expand into new habitats, public health officials should test the ability of new arrivals to transmit viruses at a variety of temperatures, a new Yale-led study suggests.
"This pretty much rules out the alien megastructure theory, as that could not explain the wavelength-dependent dimming," said Huan Meng, an astronomer at the University of Arizona, who is lead author of the new study published in Th
An international team of astronomers led by Francesco de Gasperin has witnessed a gas tail of a galaxy that slowly extinguished, but then reignited. It is unclear where the energy for the rejuvenation comes from. The researchers have published their
Betsy DeVos planned a study visit to Ontario. Canadian Educators were appalled. They dont like her privatization ideology any more than American Educators. She canceled. A last minute scheduling conflict. Why go where they dont want you? There had be
A new Australian study of peptide hormones critical for plant development could result in wide-ranging benefits for agriculture, tissue culture, and related industries, and even improve knowledge of peptides in humans.
The popularity of college promise programs -- or tuition-free initiatives for community colleges and in some cases for four-year degrees -- has been growing across the country in the last few years. But despite enthusiasm from families, policy makers
"It means establishing a renewed American presence on the Moon." Enlarge / Vice President Mike Pence speaks at Kennedy Space Center earlier this year. (credit: NASA) For close observers of space policy, a likely human return to the Moon has been one
A new study from Penn State shows that physical abuse leads to cognitive decline but that even non-abusive (yet harsh) physical discipline leads to social and academic withdrawal. In fact, […]A new study from Penn State shows that physical
When it comes to spectacular displays of color, birds are obvious standouts in the natural world. Many brightly colored birds get their pigments from the foods that they eat, but that's not true of parrots. Now, researchers reporting a study of famil
The bizarre long-term dimming of Tabby's star also known as Boyajian's star, or, more formally, KIC 8462852 is likely caused by orbiting dust, not a "megastructure" built by advanced aliens, a new study suggests.
With support from Fauna & Flora International (FFI), 15 karst-adapted gecko species were recently found in Myanmar within the space of just two weeks, highlighting the outstanding biodiversity of limestone ecosystems.
Many of the infotainment features in most 2017 vehicles are so distracting they should not be enabled while a vehicle is in motion, according to a new study by University of Utah researchers.The study, led by psychology professor David L. Strayer, fo
A new Canadian study finds that childhood stress may pose an even greater mental health risk to adults who were extremely low birth weight preemies (2.2 pounds or less) than […]A new Canadian study finds that childhood stress may pose an ev
The 2001 New York State Medicaid expansion -- what is considered a precursor to the Affordable Care (ACA) -- widened the racial disparity gap when it came to access to high-quality hospitals for cancer surgery, according to a new study from Georgetow
A new study suggests that both the thrill of victory and the agony of defeat can have a substantial effect on the cardiovascular system. Investigators took the pulse of fans during a hockey game and found that on average, their heart rate increased b