Education professor Martin Carnoy analyzed 25 years of research and found that voucher programs do not significantly improve test scores. Carnoy says vouchers distract from proven policies and programs with proven impact on test scores and graduation rates.
Stanford psychologist Michael Frank and other researchers used a novel statistical approach to analyze children’s early speech and found evidence that toddlers develop knowledge of grammar with time and practice.
Impulsive behavior in teens can go hand in hand with drug use, but the link is weak and doesn’t necessarily predict future behavior. A Stanford psychologist and colleagues think they can do better, using images of the brain.
A new report from Stanford’s Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center, directed by Gi-Wook Shin, suggests that aspects of the Trans-Pacific Partnership should be retained when negotiating new bilateral agreements.
The satellite radio company will begin broadcasting two new programs featuring Stanford faculty members – as hosts and guests – on its “Insight Channel.” Education lecturer Denise Pope co-hosts School’s In.