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New Research Finds Benefits to Expanded Learning Time

Eric Horowitz

Eric Horowitz is a Research Analyst for TASC.A new study from a pair of researchers at California State University, Sacramento, has found that more learning time leads to higher tests scores among Cal ... read more

Assessing the Assessment: NYC's School Survey

Katie Brohawn

Katie Brohawn is TASC's Director of Research.In an era of high-stakes testing for accountability purposes and a seemingly laser-like focus on math and English, it is easy to overlook other factors tha ... read more

STEM Majors Start in Kindergarten

Eric Horowitz

Eric Horowitz is a Research Analyst for TASC.Low-income and minority students have long been underrepresented in STEM fields, and remedying this problem has become a de-facto goal of the education com ... read more

Driving Attendance With Data

Katie Brohawn

Katie Brohawn is TASC's Director of Research.Research can be a useful tool for identifying and documenting widespread problems in public education, but how exactly can it make a difference in practice ... read more

No Shortcuts to Success

Eric Horowitz

Eric Horowitz is a Research Analyst for TASC.Educators in both schools and after-school programs are stepping up efforts to implement interventions that encourage positive behavior and help students d ... read more

Remember the Children

Eric Horowitz

Eric Horowitz is a Research Analyst for TASC.When it comes to increasing support for OST programs, the efforts of advocates tend to focus on the adults in the room. There's good reason for this, as po ... read more

STEM Exposure or STEM Interest

Eric Horowitz

Eric Horowitz is a Research Analyst for TASC.Efforts aimed at encouraging more students to develop STEM competencies tend to focus on two goals: Increasing students' exposure to STEM activities a ... read more

The Importance of Time Well-Spent

Eric Horowitz

Eric Horowitz is a Research Analyst for TASC.Mathematica’s new evaluation of 43 KIPP middle schools paints a bright picture of the charter network’s academic results. Compared to a control group o ... read more

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