A new study points to a discovery that might one day lead to the development of a pill that could boost teenagers' learning capacity.
Early findings from a study of a Los Angeles program that links college mentors to high school juniors credits the program for putting more disadvantaged students on college-going paths.
The latest report from Brookings' Brown Center of Education puts stagnating NAEP scores in context, finds that few schools ever turn around, and compares conversion charter schools to those that start from scratch.
Once a mantra in the No Child Left Behind Act, education research gets fewer mentions in President Obama's blueprint for reshaping the federal government's centerpiece education law.
A new study finds that just seeing the letters A or F on a test seems to influence students' test performance.
A research group inventories programs that target children in seven federal agencies.
An article in Sunday's New York Times Magazine explores the state of research on how to teach.
A survey shows that most students found their high school guidance counselors to be unhelpful in choosing college or a career.
The Institute of Education Sciences is looking for proposals for studies to find in special education, cognition, educational technology, teacher quality, and other areas.
A roundup of studies examining the impact of television, video games and computers on children and teenagers.