2015 study from Stanford researchers suggesting overall gains for urban charter schools, relative to traditional schools; growth was particularly strong for disadvantaged students.
2015 research brief on the impact of childhood poverty on immigrants’ adult contributions to American society, by Daniel T. Lichter, Cornell University, and Scott R. Sanders, Brigham Young University.
2014 research from the University of Southern Denmark and the Harvard School of Public Health on recent empirical studies on the potential impact of development neurotoxins.
2015 review of research on social mobility in the U.S., with a focus on a study in Psychological Science examining associations between ideology and perceptions of mobility.
2014 research brief on how local and national media coverage of local health issues shifts over time, by Erika Franklin Fowler, Wesleyan University, and Sarah Elizabeth Gollust, University of Minnesota School of Public Health.
2015 review of recent research and relevant data that can help put peanut and food allergies in context, with a look at medical facts and trends relating to regulation.
2015 study from Stetson University published in Journal of Communications that explores violence in movies and video games and rates of societal violence over the same period.
2014 research review on how technology will increasingly break down labor into component parts and related economic and employment outcomes.
After the 2015 death of the New York Times media critic, we highlight his 2011 conversation with technology scholar danah boyd on the nature of media in the era of WikiLeaks and Occupy Wall Street.
2014 study in Health Affairs analyzing how the implementation of the Dependant Coverage Provision of the ACA helped boost rates of young persons seeking mental health treatment.