Should the Census ask Americans about their college major?
October 2014 Archives
A new academic journal aims to make brain and behavioral research more directly usable for policymakers and practitioners.
A new national study finds young adults at the end of their K-12 academic careers face just as critical a developmental window as young children starting school.
The U.S. Department of Education wants advice on what to evaluate next.
James D. Anderson, a top education-policy historian at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, calls for education and voting equity in the 2014 Brown v. Board of Education lecture in education research, sponsored by the American Educational Research Association.
How are teacher pension decisions and toddler marshmallow-eating habits alike? Both may depend on trust.
A German study finds boosting artificial sunlight in morning classes may help students concentrate.
Wealthier kids are more likely to use stimulants in response to academic pressures, according to a new study.
But young children still wriggle too much for clear brain scans on a widespread basis.
A new open-access journal is intended to respond to gaps in the publishing of education research.
Even young children watch what adults argue about, and it changes their behavior, a new study finds.
If you are trying to improve math and reading for English-language learners, look for great teachers overall, not just ELL teachers.
A new report by the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools finds states' charter laws and implementation don't always align well.