"Over the past decade, there has been no progress in either mathematics or reading performance, and the lowest-performing students are doing worse," Peggy Carr, the associate commissioner of the National Center for Education Statistics, said of the latest national assessment results.
It generally takes until preschool age for children to understand that a word like "four" represents a set, but new research from Johns Hopkins University suggests infants understand the concept of counting years earlier.
After a successful pilot, a professional development program is looking to expand its lesson-study approach to rural teachers.
The Knowledge Is Power Program schools were created in 1994 to help more low-income and minority students get into college. A new study suggests the charter network's goal is being met.
More than 1 in 4 black and Native American students live in deeply impoverished communities, finds a new analysis by the Annie E. Casey Foundation, adding stress to schools serving them.
The hype around methods for boosting the brain's executive functions often outstrips the still-emerging research, but a new report offers ways education leaders can evaluate programs.
U.S. teachers and their students alike spend significantly more time at school than their peers internationally, according to the latest Education at a Glance compendium by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development.
America's students want to be civically engaged on everything from immigration to school spending, according to a study of more than 11,000 letters students wrote to the "next U.S. president." The missives show wide variation in how students inform their writing on civic issues.
End-of-course tests in some courses may support graduation rates, finds a new study.
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced a plan to improve the accuracy of federal education civil rights data.