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Executive functioning, an emerging and important area of study
Last semester we had the pleasure of having David Ferrier, a doctoral student studying applied developmental psychology at George Mason University, as one of our policy research interns. We enjoyed many cerebral discussions with David, who spent his time detailing what research says about executive functioning and its connection to critical thinking, specifically, and academic […]
DQC visualizes Q&A’s of data
CPE has worked with the Data Quality Campaign a number of times to shed light on how and why student data is collected and used. They’ve answered many of the most common questions in this handy infographic, which you can click to enlarge.    
Traveling the path least taken successfully requires preparation
Nearly two-thirds of employers believe that our public schools are not adequately preparing recent high school graduates for the workforce, according to a new survey from our friends over at Achieve. However, this percentage would likely drop significantly if recent high school graduates were properly prepared in high school, according to CPE’s most recent report […]
CPE releases second part of study analyzing how schools prepare non-college goers for success
Last fall, we introduced the first installment of a series that examined the characteristics and outcomes of high school graduates who don’t go on to college. We called it The Path Least Taken because, much to our surprise, the percentage of students who had not advanced to college by the time they turned 26 was […]
Accepting applications for CPE’s Fall Policy Research Internship
The Center for Public Education seeks a policy research intern to work closely with CPE’s senior policy analyst in conducting education policy research. CPE is a national resource for accurate, timely, and credible information about public education and its importance to the well-being of our nation. CPE provides up-to-date research, data, and analysis on current education […]
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