A new federal regional laboratory report finds much variation in four sets of standards on what students need to know in language arts to be ready for college.
A working paper finds that students fare better at a Massachusetts charter school affiliated with the Knowledge is Power or KIPP program.
Some long-empty spots on a board that advises the U.S. Department of Education on research matters may soon be filled.
A new study finds that living in poverty before age 5 is linked to lower earnings 30 or more years later.
First graders who are retained for another year enjoy some short-term social and psychological benefits, a new study shows, but some of those advantages evaporate later.
The federal What Works Clearinghouse weighs in on a newsmaking, 16-state study that gave students in traditional schools a learning edge over their charter school counterparts.
A report released this morning by the Fordham Institute says 2,817 schools across the country are "public private schools" because they enroll almost no low-income children.
A Texas-based blog reports that Houston Superintendent Terry Grier wants to make the school system a hub for research on what works in Houston's schools.
A federal review offers a vote of confidence on a study of Experience Corps, a national program that recruits older adults to work in needy schools.
The president's budget request offers a glimpse of some new federal studies in the works.