Promoting Positive Adolescent Behaviors and Outcomes: Thriving in the 21st Century
This new report from the Board on Children, Youth, and Families urges federal agencies to support programs that consider adolescent risk taking as normative, support social-emotional learning and positive youth development, and are provided from childhood throughout adolescence. The report also encourages further research to enable the identification of core components of effective interventions.This new report from the Board on Children, Youth, and Families urges federal agencies to support programs that consider adolescent risk taking as normative, support social-emotional learning and positive youth development, and are provided from childhood throughout adolescence. The report also encourages further research to enable the identification of core components of effective interventions.
Forced Migration Research: From Theory to Practice in Promoting Migrant Well-Being
This new publication from the Committee on Population summarizes a workshop that was held in May 2019 in response to the increasing number and dire conditions facing forced migrants and the need for a policy-related review of available data and analyses on forced migration and refugee movements.
|NASA's Science Activation Program: Achievements and Opportunities|
This consensus study report from the Board on Science Education assesses the Science Activation (SciAct) program at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and provides recommendations to enhance NASA's efforts through the SciAct program. The SciAct program was created to increase the overall coherence of education programs at NASA and is now transitioning into its second round of funding. NASA asked the National Academies to review the program’s portfolio and identify opportunities for improvement.
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|Increasing Student Success in Developmental Mathematics: |
The Board on Science Education and the Board on Mathematical Sciences and Analytics of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine convened the Workshop on Increasing Student Success in Developmental Mathematics. The Workshop explored how to best support all students in postsecondary mathematics, with particular attention to students who are unsuccessful in developmental mathematics and with an eye toward issues of access to promising reforms and equitable learning environments. This publication summarizes the presentations and discussion of the workshop.
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|Evaluation of the Minerva Research Initiative|
Released in October 2019, this report discusses the program's successes and challenges over its first decade of operation, and highlights ways to strengthen the program’s foundations and take advantage of opportunities for broadening its reach and usefulness.