A Stanford scholar casts a critical eye on findings from a three-year federal study of the D.C. Opportunity Scholarship Program.


John Easton's nomination to head the U.S. Department of Education's key research agency inches forward, and the nominee shares one idea that he hopes to bring to his new job.


The Consortium on Chicago School Research is holding a two-day meeting for people looking to replicate its researcher-practitioner partnership; representatives from 19 districts are here.


A Schott Foundation study finds that, across the states, low-income, black, Latino, and Native American students have half as much chance as white students to attend top public schools.


Economist Alan B. Krueger, whose research has dabbled in school choice, class-size reduction, and the economic returns on education, takes a high-ranking post at the Treasury Department.


A children's public-television show launched last fall uses a popular book series and the expertise of reading researchers to boost young children's vocabulary skills.


The first-of-a-kind Handbook of Research on School Choice offers a primer on a wide range of forms of school-choice, including charter schools, private-school vouchers, homeschooling, and magnet schools.


The conservative Weekly Standard, in its cover story this week, casts a critical eye on the goings-on last month at the American Educational Research Association's annual research fest.


Today's Swedish 13-year-olds outscore their 1960s counterparts in logic and spatial ability, a new study shows.


The Institute of Education Sciences aims to underwrite a network of researchers with the singular mission of improving the science—and the teaching—of reading comprehension.


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