The researcher plans to use the prize money to perfect curriculum materials for teachers who want to help their students develop a belief in their own ability to improve their learning.
Seventeen states will ask high school students to understand the fundamentals of U.S. government at least as well as naturalized citizens.
Relatively speaking, U.S. teachers earn 60 cents for every dollar earned by other professionals with similar education levels. And that's the widest teacher-pay gap for any country in the OECD.
Congress will debate an amendment to a fiscal 2018 omnibus spending bill that would cut the Institute of Education Sciences' budget by nearly a third.
Can building research and data privacy find bipartisan support in Congress?
Mentoring young men of color with professional work experience can significantly boost their likelihood of graduating and going on to college, but the program is less effective for girls.
Back in 2015, Education Week invited a researcher to look at the implicit biases of the education professionals using our site. The results are in.
In its third report on the 2015-16 National Teacher and Principal Survey, the National Center for Education Statistics shows U.S. high schools start on average at 7:59 a.m., nearly 20 minutes earlier than the average elementary schools.
With more districts and states seeking strong research on which to base school improvement, the Institute of Education Sciences is pushing for more studies to confirm intervention findings.
The bipartisan Commission on Evidence-Based Policy-making is set to release its final report in September, but researchers learned some of the highlights at the National Center for Education Statistics data forum this week.