ATLANTA—Shortening the school week to four days has a positive impact on elementary school students’ academic performance in mathematics, according to researchers at Georgia State University and Montana State University.
The study, published in the journal Education, Finance and Policy in July, analyzed the impact of a four-day school week on student achievement by comparing… more »
ATLANTA—About 10 percent of mothers experienced chronic, persistent depressive symptoms two years after Hurricane Katrina slammed into the Gulf Coast, killing more than 1,800 people, displacing hundreds of thousands and causing widespread damage estimated at more than $100 billion, according to a Georgia State University study.
While most people don’t develop persistent depression after a… more »
ATLANTA–With China’s economy stalled and the European economy limping, gross domestic product (GDP) growth in coming quarters is predicated on healthy domestic consumer demand and the return of investment spending despite recent stock market turmoil, according to Rajeev Dhawan of the Economic Forecasting Center at Georgia State University’s J. Mack Robinson College of Business.