August 2011 Archives
President Obama today nominated Princeton University labor economist and frequent education researcher Alan B. Krueger to be chairman of the Council of Economic Advisors.
The Education Department plans to finalize new data privacy rules by the end of the year and propose new rules to clarify grant-making procedures.
Bullying experts find "hidden" bullying among otherwise friendly students.
The Education Department has launched a new version of its school data Website with more tools for visitors to use the information.
The National Center for Education Statistics has released new state-level information on education reforms.
A British study finds that children as young as 2 can identify grammar and complex sentence structure.
After a more than two-year search, the Institute of Education Sciences has finally named Deborah L. Speece as commissioner of the National Center for Special Education Research.
A Massachusetts pilot study suggests children may benefit from reading with therapy dogs.
A new Harvard study of international and domestic tests shows different facets of American students' global competitiveness.
New Census Bureau data show more young children are reading with their families and more older children are taking honors courses than were a decade ago.
Studies of student progress on state and national tests highlight a disconnect in how policymakers judge programs' effectiveness.
Researchers plan ways to integrate their work in rapidly changing education environments.
Federal school improvement grants are generating a potential goldmine for researchers, with hundreds of schools producing in-depth data about their students, teachers, and the ways they are trying to improve. Yet some officials worry that some researchers are taking the wrong approach to getting that data.
States explore ways to make additional learning time more meaningful.
States are working to make teacher-student data links more meaningful to teachers.
A technical education research bill may become the vehicle for a debt ceiling compromise.