Reminding parents how many days of school their kids have missed and the importance of regular attendance may be a simple, low-cost way to help curb absenteeism in elementary schools, a study suggests.
Journalists rely on three types of research papers most often in their work: White papers, working papers and peer-reviewed journal articles. We explain each, pointing out its strengths and weaknesses.
Community college students in Tennessee were 2.5 times more likely to complete an associate degree within two years if they had participated in dual enrollment during high school, a recent study suggests.
The Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) currently provides low-cost insurance coverage to 9 million children. In September 2017, Congress failed to pass legislation reauthorizing the program, which now faces an uncertain future. We’ve collected the latest scholarship on the program to highlight the stakes in this legislative battle.
Death and taxes: They’re not only unavoidable; for the very rich, they’re also inseparable. The estate tax — the “death tax” to critics — is a levy on your property when you expire. But the threshold is high and few are required to pay. Under House Republicans’ November 2017 tax proposal, the Tax Cuts