The U.S. Department of Education's former research chief argues that, when it comes to "what works," good curricula is a better bet than the poliicies favored by the Obama administration.
A new study finds that a program that sends science teachers back to college to do laboratory research with scientists yields learning gains for their students.
A study published earlier this week suggests that dyslexia takes a different form in Chinese speakers.
As debate rages over differing findings from recent studies on charter schools, an Ohio study stirs new results into the mix.
The "Curriculum Matters" blog reports that three new research centers—two on mathematics and scaling up successful schools—are in the works at the federal Institute of Education Sciences.
The U.S. Office of Management and Budget announced plans for a governmentwide initiative aimed at encouraging federal agencies to build a better evidence base for their programs.
A pair of University of Texas researchers find that only half of the principals in the Lone Star state stay on the job more than three years.
The Board on Testing and Assessment calls for rigorous evaluations of Race to the Top initiatives.
The U.S. Department of Education is proposing a 'three-tier' model to weigh the research base undergirding programs that apply for one of its new innovation grants.
A brief describes how social science came to figure in a Congressional compromise over funding for home-visitation programs.