Best Evidence in Brief

Best Evidence in Brief is a free fortnightly e-newsletter produced by the IEE and the Center for Research and Reform in Education at Johns Hopkins University in the US. 

Every two weeks we send a round-up of the latest education news to nearly 15,000 subscribers worldwide. What makes Best Evidence in Brief different is that we focus on stories with practical implications for schools and policy makers, and try to include only high quality research.

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Latest issue

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Previous issues

All previous issues of Best Evidence in Brief are available to read in our archive of past issues. Every article has been tagged with keywords, so you can easily find articles in the subject areas you are interested in. For example, you can see all the research we have covered on bullying or science.

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