A new study finds that popular movies really do help students learn history—except when they're inaccurate.


Chutes and Ladders may be tedious for parents, but a new study shows that linear board games just like it can boost preschoolers' numerical understanding.

A new policy brief suggests that districts might be able to avoid laying off teachers and boosting class sizes by cutting back teacher pay.


A new study explores whether students learn more from animated lessons on computers when they take practice tests afterward.


A new educational video uses traditional Indonesian song-and-dance techniques to teach schoolchildren what to do when an earthquake strikes.


A research review says teachers can take three specific steps to help minority students overcome feeling at risk of confirming to negative stereotypes.


At yesterday's meeting of the National Board for Education Sciences, board members mused on some possible new directions for managing federal education research.


Think tank studies aren't dominating news coverage, says a new report, but they may get more than their share of the spotlight.


The Institute of Education Sciences put out a request today for applications from states looking for grants of up to $9 million to build statewide longitudinal systems for tracking student-level data.


At GothamSchools, blogger Aaron Pallas illustrates the trouble with the growing numbers of Web databases that allow users to compare schools.


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