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.
At the American Sociological Association convention this week, education sociologists debate whether to be more relevant or stay in the Ivory Tower.
A scholar points to studies showing that injecting a dose of positive psychology into school lessons can improve students' outlook on life, curb depression, and boost grades.
An independent, bipartisan panel offers advice for the Obama administration on how to keep from "politicizing" science in federal regulatory policy.
A blogger highlights a study that finds that students who are very religious tend to major in education and become more religious over time.
A new study finds that popular movies really do help students learn history—except when they're inaccurate.