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.
A first-of-a-kind study found that students who attended charter high schools were more likely to graduate and go on to college than their counterparts in traditional public schools.
A new paper from Consortium for Policy Research in Education suggests that, if teachers are going to make use of results from interim assessments, supports are needed.
Researchers take a tempered look at efforts in Mapleton, Colo., to replace the city's only high school with six to seven smaller ones.
The U.S. Department of Education's main research agency is seeking proposals for R&D centers, research, and training projects.
While educators are making progress in narrowing achievement gaps between students, "excellence gaps" are stagnating or growing for the most able learners.