Rape occurs more often in communities where the news media reflects “rape culture” — the tone of the coverage and word choices can be interpreted as showing empathy for the accused and blame for victims, according to a new study published in the Quarterly Journal of Political Science.
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Massachusetts school policies that ban students from bringing peanuts from home or require classrooms to be “peanut free” have no effect on the rate at which school nurses administer epinephrine to kids who are allergic to peanuts or tree nuts, according to a study published in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology.
When U.S. newspapers cover school shootings, they run more photos of the perpetrators than the victims, suggests a recent study published in the American Behavioral Scientist.
Voters who cast ballots in Texas and Michigan in November 2016 rarely lacked a photo ID, but those who did were disproportionately people of color, two new working papers show.
Low-income students don’t benefit more from private school than public school, suggests new research from scholars at the University of Virginia.
The study, forthcoming in the Educational Researcher, offers new insights to help inform debates about whether children from poor families would learn more and earn higher test scores if they were able to attend private school.
A new study of bail judges in the Miami and Philadelphia areas suggests that both black and white judges show bias against black defendants.
Older teens are less likely than younger kids to think they’d get in trouble for sexting, new research finds.
On May 16, 2018, in a 52-47 vote, the U.S. Senate passed a resolution to preserve regulations requiring internet service providers to treat all data equally, a concept known as net neutrality.