The Philadelphia Education Research Consortium, funded through a three-year grant from the William Penn Foundation, will provide research and analyses on education issues in the city. It will be a partnership between Research for Action, three of the city's research universities, and the city's regular and charter schools.
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August 20, 2014
August 13, 2014
A new report from the Fordham Institute shows that between 1970 and 2010 non-teaching staff—a category that includes teacher aides, counselors, school psychologists, transportation workers, and nurses—grew by 130 percent, with teacher aides leading the pack.
July 24, 2014
A federal report looks at mobility and retention among principals in the nation's public and private schools.
July 23, 2014
New data from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development show that U.S. principals were more likely than their counterparts in other countries to believe their students come from impoverished homes.
June 24, 2014
Researchers at the Center on Reinventing Public Education argue that while there are real policy barriers that hamper school improvement, principals imagine more roadblocks than there are.
April 29, 2014
A changing education landscape in the nation's largest cities is spurring demand for skilled leaders in education administration.
April 24, 2014
A set of Chicago reports offers evidence that a focus on 9th grade retention can increase graduation rates.
December 27, 2013
The Douglas County district sought to influence its school board election when it commissioned and publicized a report about its "reform agenda" by the American Enterprise Institute, a judge finds.
October 01, 2013
Hundreds of black and Latino males in New York City high schools describe the factors behind their success in school in a new report.
August 08, 2013
The Center for American Progress has released a new report suggesting that school districts could improve efficiency by consolidating small districts.