NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Showing 1 to 15 of 637 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Holly Kosiewicz; Heidi Kane; Trey Miller; Lisa Sontag-Padilla; Denise Williams – RAND Corporation, 2024
Community colleges and the broader U.S. higher education system are struggling to respond to rising rates of mental health problems among students. Without adequate mental health supports, students risk a wide variety of serious and lasting consequences. Confronted with these issues, federal, state, and college officials lack research guidance…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Community College Students, Mental Health, Mental Disorders
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Holly Kosiewicz; Heidi Kane; Trey Miller; Lisa Sontag-Padilla; Denise Williams – RAND Corporation, 2024
Rising rates of individuals with mental illness in the United States have policymakers, education officials, and medical professionals worried about the need for additional support for struggling college students--and the ability of higher education institutions to provide it. Many colleges have designed and implemented a variety of interventions…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Community College Students, Mental Health, Mental Disorders
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Ashley Woo; Melissa Kay Diliberti; Sabrina Lee; Brian Kim; Jing Zhi Lim; Rebecca L. Wolfe – RAND Corporation, 2024
In April 2021, Idaho became the first state to pass a policy restricting teachers' discussion of race- or gender-related topics. Over the next two years, 17 more states followed suit and passed similar restrictions through state legislatures, state boards of education, state attorneys general, and executive orders. Using nationally representative…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education, Public School Teachers, Teaching Methods
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Julia H. Kaufman; Lauren Covelli; Pierrce Holmes – RAND Corporation, 2024
Researchers use data from the RAND American Mathematics Educator Study surveys of public school principals and teachers to investigate three school structures--referred to as "school opportunity structures" throughout this report--that may affect kindergarten through 8th grade (K-8) students' mathematics learning. These structures are…
Descriptors: Mathematics Education, Elementary Schools, Middle Schools, Track System (Education)
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Ashley Woo; Melissa Kay Diliberti; Elizabeth D. Steiner – RAND Corporation, 2024
Public debates around whether and how teachers should discuss topics related to race and gender in the classroom have turned classrooms into political battlegrounds. Between April 2021 and January 2023, 18 states passed policies restricting teachers' instruction. Many of these state policies restrict teachers' instruction on topics related to race…
Descriptors: Race, Sex, Educational Policy, State Policy
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Elizabeth D. Steiner; Sam Morales; Christine Mulhern – RAND Corporation, 2024
Achievement in mathematics, particularly in advanced mathematics courses (such as trigonometry, precalculus, calculus, or Advanced Placement courses), is important for long-term college and career success. However, many students--particularly students who are Black, Hispanic, or from low-income households--do not have access to advanced…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Educational Opportunities, College Preparation, High School Students
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Melissa Kay Diliberti; Heather L. Schwartz – RAND Corporation, 2024
Since its launch in the midst of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, the American School District Panel (ASDP) has been used to monitor timely topics in kindergarten through grade 12 (K-12) public education. Over time, ASDP surveys have coalesced around four key challenges that U.S. public school districts face today: school…
Descriptors: School Surveys, Teacher Surveys, School Districts, Educational Trends
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Kata Mihaly; Jonathan Schweig; Elaine Lin Wang; Sabrina Lee – RAND Corporation, 2024
This report summarizes the findings from a two-year mixed methods evaluation of the effect of the Teach For Nigeria (TFN) teacher training program on whole child development, perceptions of teaching quality, and the school community. This report contributes to a growing body of research on Teach For All organizations across the globe and the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Education Programs, Child Development, Teacher Effectiveness
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Allyson D. Gittens; Elaine Lin Wang; Maya Rabinowitz – RAND Corporation, 2024
Public schools in the United States have become more diverse over the past two decades, and there is an emerging push for equity considerations in instruction in public schools across the country. However, there is a lack of clarity around the types of messages that teachers receive about teaching with an equity lens and how teachers enact…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, Minority Group Students, Educationally Disadvantaged, Culturally Relevant Education
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Elaine Lin Wang; Julia H. Kaufman; Sabrina Lee; Brian Kim; V. Darleen Opfer – RAND Corporation, 2024
This report describes the authors' findings from a scoping literature review on the topic of instructional system coherence. The authors reviewed 77 pieces on coherence published from 1990 to 2023, including articles, reports, books, dissertations, and conference papers. The scope and definition of alignment and coherence have seemed to expand…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Educational Change, Educational Research, Educational Policy
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Pauline Moore; Brian A. Jackson; Jennifer T. Leschitz; Nazia Wolters; Thomas Goode; Melissa Kay Diliberti; Phoebe Felicia Pham – RAND Corporation, 2024
Shooting events and threats of shootings have come to shape the educational environment of many schools across the United States in recent years. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of threats alone rose by 60 percent, and most of these threats were made anonymously on various social media platforms commonly used by youth. While the overwhelming…
Descriptors: Social Media, Computer Mediated Communication, Credibility, Intention
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Bush-Mecenas, Susan; Woo, Ashley; Wrabel, Stephani L.; Lee, Sabrina; Kim, Brian – RAND Corporation, 2023
Providing and using technical assistance for capacity building within educational agencies is a complex endeavor. The U.S. Department of Education funds technical assistance centers to support state education agencies (SEAs) and local education agencies (LEAs) in the capacity-building process. Established in 2018, the Center to Improve Social and…
Descriptors: Capacity Building, Technical Assistance, Social Emotional Learning, State Departments of Education
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Pane, John F.; Seaman, Dorothy; Doss, Christopher Joseph – RAND Corporation, 2023
This report evaluates the effects of Lexia[TM] Core5[TM] Reading (Core5) -- a product of Lexia Learning Systems -- on the reading achievement of students in grades 3-5 during the 2021-2022 academic year. Core5 is a program that focuses on various student literacy skills, such as fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension. This report represents the…
Descriptors: Reading Instruction, Reading Programs, Reading Improvement, Reading Achievement
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Zaber, Melanie A.; Steiner, Elizabeth D.; Arana, Jessica – RAND Corporation, 2023
There are many ways to pay for postsecondary education, and one increasingly common option is an income share agreement (ISA). Under an ISA, the learner promises a share of their pre-tax earnings to a funder for a set period after the learner finishes or stops their program. The learner makes payments only when their earnings are high enough, and…
Descriptors: Income Contingent Loans, Student Loan Programs, Paying for College, Postsecondary Education
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Zaber, Melanie A.; Steiner, Elizabeth D.; Gebremariam, Hana; Spears, Asya; Tariq, Zohan Hasan; Carman, Katherine Grace – RAND Corporation, 2023
Postsecondary education is a key pathway to economic mobility for many Americans, but financial challenges often make it difficult for learners to pursue and complete their education. Obtaining financing for postsecondary education can be a barrier to access for some students. The process is complicated, and many programs are ineligible for…
Descriptors: Income Contingent Loans, Postsecondary Education, Student Loan Programs, Loan Repayment
Previous Page | Next Page ยป
Pages: 1  |  2  |  3  |  4  |  5  |  6  |  7  |  8  |  9  |  10  |  11  |  ...  |  43