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.


President Obama's proposed 2010 federal budget contains sizable spending increases for federal education research.


A couple of free-market revolutionaries, in a new book, predict that technology will transform schools, weaken teachers' unions, and upend the politics of schooling.


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