To save money and help with teacher recruitment, a growing number of public schools are taking Fridays off. We've gathered research on the benefits and consequences of four-day school weeks.
Health warning labels that use strong causal language deter consumers more than labels with weaker language.
Researchers investigate the composition of Massachusetts charter schools' governing boards and how it affects school finances and student achievement.
One of the most common ways reporters cover elections — with a focus on who’s in the lead and who’s behind instead of on policy issues — hurts the public and the news industry.
Three recent studies examine the effectiveness and unintended consequences of banning religious exemptions to childhood vaccinations in California schools.
Lagging home values and high foreclosure rates among Hispanic Democrats helped shift Florida from a blue state in 2012 to a red one in 2016, study finds.
In New York City, travel time and cost more strongly predict social media connectedness than geographical distance, according to a recent working paper from the National Bureau of Economic Research.
Scrambling to find fresh angles for back-to-school stories? Here are three great story ideas with matching research to get you started.
We’ve gathered research that examines how journalists cover mass shootings, including how they portray shooters of different races, religious backgrounds.
Two experts — a university researcher and a former Census Bureau director — point out weaknesses in news coverage of the U.S. census and how journalists can do a better job covering the once-every-10-years population count.