Efforts to address social inequalities in income, education and employment opportunity can be boosted simply by the manner in which that inequity is presented, according to new research from Duke University's Fuqua School of Business.
Inequality: My unfair disadvantage, not your unearned privilege
Semi-structured block play among preschool-age children has the potential to improve two skills — mathematics and executive functioning — critical to kindergarten readiness, according a new study by Purdue University researchers.
Block play could improve your child's math skills
Zimbabwe has been in economic decline since the late 1990s. In this economy, how many Zimbabweans live under the poverty datum line? A claim was made by opposition political party Build Zimbabwe Alliance, which ZimFact went out to fact check.
72 percent Zimbabweans living in poverty
Very few US adults receive all the preventive health care services recommended for them, reported a new study.
Most Americans miss out on preventive healthcare
Since last October, an estimated 1,358 children have been ripped away from their parents at the US-Mexico border — a cruel practice that has become increasingly common in the past month, as the Trump administration attempts to deter families from crossing.
1,358 children reportedly been ripped from families at US border
Multilingual students, who speak a language or more than one language other than English at home, have improved in reading and math achievement substantially since 2003, found a new study published in Educational Researcher by Michael J. Kieffer, associate professor of literacy education at New York University's Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development.
Multilingual students have improved in academic achievement since 2003
Scientists are calling on African governments to prioritize efforts to deal with climate change as they warn it is spreading fast diseases and poverty on the continent.
Scientists demand action as climate change spreads diseases, poverty in Africa
Football referees penalize situations more severely when watching them in slow motion compared to real time, according to a study published in the open access journal of the Psychonomic Society, Cognitive Research: Principles and Implications.
Slow motion playback makes football referees harsher

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