A new study suggests that paying teachers based on student test scores may hurt student performance in some subject areas. The issue: Historically, public school teacher salaries have been based largely on years of experience and level of education, with teachers holding master’s degrees earning more than those with bachelor’s degrees. Over the past
Raising the sales tax on alcoholic beverages leads to fewer crashes with injuries involving drivers who have been drinking. A new study suggests a higher sales tax had the biggest impact on drivers aged 15 to 20 years.
A new study suggests marathon races interfere with ambulance service. Transportation delays may help explain why elderly patients with cardiac problems are more likely to die if they live near marathon routes.