National education research groups make a pitch for more attention to research in the U.S. Department of Education's proposed regulations for the $4 billion Race to the Top competition.


When a stellar teacher comes on board, student achievement rises for an entire grade of students, according to a new, first-of-a-kind study of North Carolina schoolchildren.


Research by and for teachers is the theme of the August issue of Teachers College Record


A new poll finds that President Obama carries a lot of influence on hot-button education issues, but so does research evidence.


In their new book NurtureShock, a pair of authors share some recent research to suggest that much of what we thought we know about teaching and raising children was off track.


A new study suggests teens who engage in risky behaviors may have more mature-looking brains than their risk-averse peers.


A research group, in a new paper, advances an intriguing new model for school staffing: "neo-differentiated staffing."


A study finds that, when given the chance, teachers tend to design performance-pay programs that offer modest bonuses and spread them thinly.


Like everyone else in Washington this month, I'm taking a vacation. See you again on Aug. 24!


The federal What Works Clearinghouse posted new reviews yesterday evaluating the research for a preschool program and a beginning-reading program.


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