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Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education
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The Economic and Fiscal Consequences of Immigration—This report provides a comprehensive assessment of U.S. immigration trends over the past 20 years, immigration's impact on the labor market and wages of native-born workers, and its fiscal impact at the national, state, and local levels. ►Read more
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Modernizing Crime Statistics: Report 1: Defining and Classifying Crime is the first of two reports on developing a new set of indicators of crime in the United States.  It proposes a new system for the classification of crime based on historical and international efforts to define crime and on the diverse demands for and uses of crime statistics.  ► Read More
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Preventing Bullying Through Science, Policy, and Practice evaluates the state of the science on biological and psychosocial consequences of bullying as well as the context, scope, and impact of the problem.  The report also outlines next steps in prevention for policymakers, parents, educators, healthcare providers, and others concerned with the care of children.  ► Read more
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Fiscal Immigration LC CrimeTrendsLC Preventing Bullying Large
The Economic and Fiscal Consequences of Immigration—This report provides a comprehensive assessment of U.S. immigration trends over the past 20 years, immigration's impact on the labor market and wages of native-born workers, and its fiscal impact at the national, state, and local levels. ►Read more
Modernizing Crime Statistics: Report 1: Defining and Classifying Crime is the first of two reports on developing a new set of indicators of crime in the United States.  It proposes a new system for the classification of crime based on historical and international efforts to define crime and on the diverse demands for and uses of crime statistics.  ► Read More
Preventing Bullying Through Science, Policy, and Practice evaluates the state of the science on biological and psychosocial consequences of bullying as well as the context, scope, and impact of the problem.  The report also outlines next steps in prevention for policymakers, parents, educators, healthcare providers, and others concerned with the care of children.  ► Read more

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President Trump Cites Report on Immigration

In President Trump’s address to Congress, he cited a National Academies report on the economic consequences of immigration. The report found that the long-term impact of immigration on the wages and employment of native-born workers overall is very small, and that any negative impacts are most likely to be found for prior immigrants or native-born high school dropouts. Read More

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Report Briefing Summit
Supporting Students' Success: The Role of Assessment of Intrapersonal and Interpersonal Competencies

April 13, 2017

Keck Center, Room 100
500 5th Street, NW
Washington, DC

Join the Board on Testing and Assessment for a summit on this report which will be released on March 2, 2017.  Invited speakers will discuss the report's conclusions, its recommendations for research and assessment development, and its implications for higher education policy and practice.  This event will be webcast.

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From Research to Reward: The Series

Scientific research is vital.  It can bring remarkable results that save and improve lives.  "From Research to Reward," a new series of articles and videos from the National Academy of Sciences, focuses on concrete examples from the social and behavioral sciences that show why scientific research is valuable.

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Recent Publications

Approaches to Development of Character: Proceedings of a Workshop

In July 2016, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine held a workshop to review research and practice relevant to the development of character, with a particular focus on ideas that can support the adults who develop and run out-of-school programs. This publication summarizes the presentations and discussions from the workshop.

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Increasing the Roles and Significance of Teachers in Policymaking for K-12 Engineering Education: Proceedings of a Convocation

This proceedings summarizes the presentations and discussions from a convocation that explored how strategic connections both within and outside the classrooms and schools might catalyze new avenues of teacher preparation and professional development.

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Seeing Students Learn Science: Integrating Assessment and Instruction in the Classroom

Seeing Students Learn Science Report CoverThis new report highlights ways to improve understanding of how students learn science and guide the adaptation of their instruction and approach to assessment. It is meant to help educators improve their understanding of how students learn science and guide the adaptation of their instruction and approach to assessment.

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Supporting Students' College Success: The Role of Assessing Intrapersonal and Interpersonal Competencies

This report examines how to assess interpersonal and intrapersonal competencies (e.g., teamwork, communication skills, academic mindset, and grit) of undergraduate students for different purposes. This report establishes priorities for the development and use of assessments related to the identified intrapersonal and interpersonal competencies that influence higher education success, especially in STEM. 

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Promoting the Educational Success of Children and Youth Learning English: Promising Futures

This report examines how evidence based on research relevant to the development of DLLs/ELs from birth to age 21 can inform education and health policies and related practices that can result in better educational outcomes. 
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