IES announced new research grants in a wide array of topics.
More than 40 researchers and school officials signed onto a letter calling for the Education Department to use different measures for academic proficiency.
The National Board for Education Sciences will get a few more faces.
After two years of musical training, children's music skills and auditory pathways were more developed than those of their peers, said USC researchers.
Are you smarter than a teacher in 1966? Take this real test, taken from the "Equality of Educational Opportunity" report, to find out how you fare.
Classical Disney princesses like Cinderella and Snow White have long been staples of early-childhood entertainment in Western culture, but new research suggests that exposure to Disney royalties perpetuates female gender-stereotypical behaviors in both girls and boys.
Teachers who enter the classroom without traditional education degrees tend to leave it faster, finds a new study.
Close attention to early warning signs in middle school can help students stay on track to graduate, but does less to help students who are already struggling, a new study finds.
The Annie E. Casey Foundation's annual Kids Count Data Book cites improvements for teens, but notes that minorities still lag in several areas compared to their white peers.
Exposure to a Superfund site before birth is tied in a study to developmental, behavioral, and academic challenges for children.