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Researchers Have Identified the Starkest Cases of School District Segregation

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That’s one of the main findings of a new report from researchers from the think tank New America. Across roughly 60 pages, researchers analyzed 24,658 pairs of districts that share a border. Researchers point out that the inequities they uncover in the report are not unavoidable. It’s time to draw the line.”

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33 Online Research Resources

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Quick, safe spots to send your students for research ( click here for updates ) : BrainPop –with the BrainPop characters, a launchpad to curiosity CoolKidFacts –kid-friendly videos, pictures, info, and quizzes–all 100% suitable for children Dimensions –academic research geared for college-level Fact Monster –help with homework and facts Google Earth (..)

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Best Academic Research Tools for Researchers and Educators

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Academic research requires a lot of dedication and diligence. From reading the literature to writing up the first draft of your paper, engaging in academic research means that you are in an ongoing process of learning and growth. There are numerous academic research tools that can help you in each stage of the research process.

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Unconventional Research Sites to Inspire Students

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Pew Research recently reported that about half of Americans regularly get their news from social media. So when it comes to research, are you still directing kids toward your grandmother’s resources — encyclopedias, reference books, and museums? So why do students turn to it for news?

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Employers & Academic Institutions: Research Placements Video

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Employers and Academic Institutions can inspire young people to gain STEM skills by hosting a Research Placement or Experience! Research Placements & Experiences are engaging, real-life research projects, where Year 12 students have the opportunity to make a meaningful contribution towards the work of a host organisation.

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Inviting Community College Students to See Themselves as University Researchers

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But when one of her professors announced an opportunity for students to participate in a research internship to study young people’s well-being and civic engagement in the Coachella Valley, her interest was piqued. That’s super instrumental in our research quest.” She signed up. “Me He was just uplifting me,” Garcia says.

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What New Research Says About Fostering a ‘Sense of Belonging’ in Classrooms

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Research shows that everybody finds things like that annoying, but if you're a first-generation college student, those start to trigger worries about belonging, because there's a belonging uncertainty there,” he says. Walton has spent decades researching how to foster a stronger sense of belonging in education settings.

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