2016 study in
Review of Educational Research that looks at whether student use of laptop computers results in learning improvements.
2015 study in
Criminology that looks at the evolution of the availability of criminal records and how having a criminal record affects a person's ability to secure work, housing and higher education.
2016 report from researchers at Colorado State and Harvard universities that provides the first overall assessment of the economic value of America's national parks and programs offered by the National Park Service.
2015 study published in
Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis that looks at the economic and other benefits of community college certificates.
2016 collection of research and reports aimed at helping journalists write about the public policy debate surrounding transgender individuals and bathroom access.
2016 study in the
Journal of Marriage and Family that looks at whether girls and young women who take abstinence pledges are less likely to become pregnant, acquire STDs.
2016 study published in the
Review of Policy Research that examines the role the public plays in forming regulations on environmental policy issues in five states.
2016 research brief from Scholars Strategy Network that looks at whether praise or money is a more effective tool for encouraging adolescents to complete after-school tutoring sessions.
2016 study in
The Review of Economics and Statistics that examines whether adolescents have higher grades, test scores if their math and English classes are scheduled at the start of the school day.
2016 roundup of research that explores the growth in the number of white, Hispanic and Asian students attending the nation's more than 100 HBCUs, or historically black colleges and universities.