People for Education Reports
Widespread concern about low rates of physical activity and high rates of obesity, depression, and anxiety among young people have drawn attention to the role schools play in fostering physical and mental health. This report by Bruce Ferguson and Keith Power examines the role of schools in promoting physical and mental health.Read report Download PDF
Dr. Stuart Shanker examines current research on social-emotional skills, and why they are essential for students' long-term success.Read report Download PDF
The launch report for Measuring What Matters, a project proposing five dimensions of learning that, alongside academic achievement, might be part of a more comprehensive set of indicators of success.Read report Download PDF
Doing what matters most: How parents can help their children succeed at school
We reviewed thirty years of research from Canada, the United States and England. Our findings show that the kind of involvement that makes the biggest difference to students’ chances for success in school isn’t what most parents might expect.Download PDF
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