Individual Head Start classrooms vary enough in quality that the ratings of more than a third of centers could change by random chance, a new study finds. The results suggest those looking to improve the early education centers need to target support to individual teachers, not just to whole-school training.
Being suspended from school can be a "turning point" for students, significantly increasing the odds that they will commit crimes as adults, according to a study in the journal Justice Quarterly.
How likely are those who consider teaching to actually make it into the classroom? New federal data highlight a leaky pipeline for would-be teachers in college.
Harvard University has suspended Roland G. Fryer, Jr. and shuttered his Education Innovation Laboratory, a year after allegations of sexual harassment by one of the leading education economists in the nation.
Encouraging children to think about different facets of their own identities can help them think about other problems in novel ways, a new study suggests.
New federal data provides a new portrait of private schools in the United States.
For High-Performing, Low-Income Students, Taking a College Admission Test for Free Could Be a Game-Changer
Virginia researchers find universal free admissions testing can boost the pool of college-going students by 20 percent to 40 percent.
High schoolers who participate in music courses may score higher on exams in their academic subjects, according to a new study by Canadian researchers.
A massive new study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention finds that helping students feel connected at school and at home pays off in better mental health and fewer risky behaviors like drug use and promiscuity, even decades later.
When education leaders look for "other indicators" of school quality, a national panel argues tracking equity could provide a clearer picture for school improvement.