A widely read study on academic tracking draws criticism and a new report offers advice on how to detrack schools.


An education writer and a Harvard researcher offer some thoughts on measuring progress in closing achievement gaps.


The conference agreement for the appropriations bill for fiscal 2010 chastises the Education Department's research agency for ignoring lawmakers' wishes.


Charter school teachers are more likely to quit the field than regular public school teachers but the odds of them doing it aren't as high as previously reported.


A forthcoming study finds that students who witness bullying suffer as much psychological distress as those who experience it.


The Spencer Foundation has unveiled a new grant program designed to take a hard look at what educators are doing with all the data they're starting to collect.


A new working paper finds that kids are more likely to repeat a grade when a parent loses a job.


Researchers from Yale University offer evidence to counter the argument that removing junk food from school vending machines will cause kids to eat twice as much of it at home.


A new study examines lessons from five years of restructuring under the No Child Left Behind Act.


The current issue of the Journal of Education for Students Placed at Risk offers interesting evaluations of the Superkids reading program and Baltimore's high school improvement efforts.


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