2015 study in The Quarterly Journal of Economics showing how early incarceration hurts high school graduation rates and increases the chances of further contact with the criminal justice system.
2015 review of research literature relating to daycare issues, as well as relevant studies and other data sources on early childhood education in the United States.
2014 research in American Journal of Public Health analyzing pooled data on sexual orientation and suicide-related outcomes, specifically those relating to ideation, planning, and attempts.
2014 study published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences on China’s increasing investments in education, science, engineering and technology.
2014 research brief by Patricia Burch, University of Southern California; Annalee Good, University of Wisconsin-Madison; and Carolyn J. Heinrich and Chandi Wanger, University of Texas at Austin.
2014 study published in the American Educational Research Journal exploring the factors associated with racial disparities in school discipline.
2014 review of research and data on the continuing inequities in per-pupil public-school spending across the United States, and the impact of court rulings and reform efforts.
2014 paper from Harvard and Brown showing how richer teacher-to-parent messages can improve student outcomes, including increased likelihood of earning course credits and decreased dropout rates.
2013 roundup of recent studies and papers on affirmative action, admissions, campus diversity and racial attitudes at U.S. universities.
2014 review of studies on issues related to youth behavior and safety, including delinquency rates, suspensions, zero-tolerance policies and their effects, after-school programs and curfews.