Special education students boost reading skills more than peers over the summer – Journalist’s Resource

A new study looks at how special education students and students who are learning English spend the summer. Researchers want to understand why some children forget what they learned while they are away from school.

How summer vacation affects learning for different students 

Special education students make more progress in reading over the summer than their peers, according to this new study.

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Mobile home parks and eviction: A look at regulations in Texas and Florida – Journalist’s Resource

A new study offers insights on how states can assist mobile home residents who face eviction, but notes that even helpful policies can have unintended consequences.

Mobile home parks and eviction: A look at regulations in Florida and Texas

States vary in the protections they offer mobile home residents. But a new study suggests assistance can have unintended consequences.

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High-fructose corn syrup and your health: Research roundup – Journalist’s Resource

High-fructose corn syrup is found in many foods today. We profile the latest research on the sweetener’s association with obesity, diabetes and liver disease.

High-fructose corn syrup and your health

High-fructose corn syrup is found in many foods. We profile the latest research on this sweetener’s association with obesity, diabetes and liver disease.

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Property Taxes 101: A primer for journalists – Journalist’s Resource

This tip sheet offers basic tips and resources for journalists writing about property taxes.

Property taxes 101: A primer for journalists 

If writing about property taxes intimidates you, check out our new tip sheet. It walks you through how to cover this perennial story.

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