At the Institute of Education Sciences' annual meeting, a study tries to puzzle out the most effective quizzing schedule for middle school students.
John Q. Easton broadly sketches some plans for the Ed Department's main research agency and Arne Duncan dishes on longitudinal data systems.
Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and John Q. Easton, the Education Department's new research chief, are on the agenda this morning at the Institute of Education Sciences' annual research conference.
In a new book, Eric A. Hanushek and Alfred A. Lindseth outline their ideas for school finance systems that are entirely performance-based.
The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching unveils the first of several projects to reflect its new approach to research and development.
A new report on colleges and universities finds that students' chances of graduating within six years can vary dramatically from school to school.
An innovative study finds that playing a television in the home dramatically reduces the amount of words that young children hear and try to speak.
A new analysis of New York City teachers points out that even experienced teachers can be novices the first time they teach a new subject or a new grade level.
A new international analysis finds boys falling farther behind girls in reading, while the mathematics gender gap holds steady.
The U.S. Education Department offers a buffet of education data in its latest Condition of Education report.