News tagged with report card

The learning puzzle

In a collaborative study, researchers found that incentives raised IQ scores by 10 points on average, with greater gains for lower-IQ participants.

Jun 01, 2011
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School 'nutrition report cards' spur healthy choices

Step away from that ice cream sandwich: Point-of-sale technology may help students eating in school cafeterias refrain from devouring junky frozen treats, flavored drinks and potato chips when their parents receive "nutrition ...

Dec 11, 2013
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US preterm birth rate drops to 15-year low

Six states – Alaska, California, Maine, New Hampshire, Oregon and Vermont – earned an "A" on the March of Dimes 2013 Premature Birth Report Card as their preterm birth rates met the March of Dimes 9.6 ...

Nov 01, 2013
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A report card on adolescents from UNICEF

In a Comment with The Lancet Series on Adolescent Health, Dr Tessa Wardlaw, Chief of Statistics and Monitoring, UNICEF, New York, USA, and colleagues discuss the forthcoming UNICEF publication Progress for Children: A Repo ...

Apr 24, 2012
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