You may, or may not, remember a lot of publicity last year about a study that supposedly found bare classroom walls were the best learning environment for students.

There were a lot of problems with that research, which I discussed in The Best Posts On The Study Suggesting That Bare Classroom Walls Are Best For Learning.

Now, a new major study has just been released on school and classroom environmental factors that influence student learning.

All of its findings seem like fairly common sense to me — natural light, room lay-out, etc. One thing in particular, though, struck me as I remembered the problematic research from last year. Here’s what the new study found about classroom walls:


Sounds good to me!