Public schools could see another 800,000 students in the next decade, according to the federal Education Department's statistical arm's latest projections. But just how many more may depend on how district leaders look at it.


Students from poor families are more likely than wealthier students to opt for a short-term degree, delay college, or leave without a diploma, federal statistics show.


A new report by the National Academies of Science suggests supports or inequities in adolescence are particularly likely to "get under the skin" of teenagers.


Affluent children with low test scores have a 71 percent chance of becoming affluent adults, the study finds, while high-scoring poor children have just a 31 percent of chance of growing up to attain wealth.


More than 50 years after research began on the Perry Preschool program, the ongoing study finds that the benefits are crossing generations. Can preschool break the poverty cycle?


Study after study finds students' motivation to learn is often driven by their relationships with their teachers, but a new report suggests many new educators enter the classroom with inconsistent training on what works to spark that drive.


Nearly every district receives at least some money through the Title I program, the largest federal program to help educate low-income students. Yet few completely understand the complex formulas used to provide those funds from year to year.


Why do grades seem to matter more than test scores in predicting which students complete college? A new study suggests one explanation.


Jill Adelson, editor of the journal Gifted Child Quarterly, talks about the best evidence in gifted education, and areas where research is thin on the ground.


The school funding group EdBuild finds neighborhood attempts to secede popping up in more school districts, with racial and economic isolation increasing in their wake.


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