A collection of research on school meals, including cafeteria food waste, effects on academic performance and efforts to improve school lunch quality.
In some states, 20 to 30 percent of working-age adults have a physical, emotional or cognitive disability, according to a new study that looks at disability prevalence in each state.
A new study suggests that laws allowing police to directly cite motorists for not wearing seat belts may be less effective than they once were at reducing accident deaths.
Journalist’s Resource has pulled together academic studies that look at dietary supplements from various angles, including usage rates, adverse health effects and marketing to teenagers.
This roundup of research looks at virtual schools, including what kind of students enroll and the reasons families choose virtual over traditional schooling.
Asking these questions can help journalists gauge the quality of a research study or report and avoid relying on flawed findings.
This collection of academic research focuses on gender in journalism -- women who work in journalism and how girls and women are portrayed by the news media.
A licensure exam that educators in many states must pass to become school principals may be an ineffective means of predicting future job performance, a new study suggests.
Older patients are diagnosed with elder abuse in less than 0.02 percent of emergency room visits, an indication that doctors may not be spotting signs of abuse.
Millions of fathers don’t live with their children. A new study suggests those behind in child support see their kids less often, work fewer weeks a year and are more likely to have kids with multiple partners.
A new study suggests the proportion of government employees who were black or white and spoke only English fell after a major U.S. city adopted a bilingual employment policy.
The staff of Journalist's Resource offers advice on how to find, understand and use academic research to ground a story and fact-check claims.
A new study suggests high school graduates are less likely to be sent to prison and receive slightly shorter prison sentences than criminal offenders who did not finish high school.
A new study suggests Americans are less likely to support a tax on the wealthy after seeing a poor person in an affluent setting.
A collection of research and resources to help journalists understand the impact of the Mexico City Policy, which forbids organizations from using U.S. foreign aid to promote or educate people about abortion.