Paul E. Peterson, in a new book, transfers his affection for school choice to virtual schools.
Researchers met on Capitol Hill last week to make a pitch for broader, more integrated, and more evidence-based efforts to school violence problems.
Publications summarizing research on Race to the Top reforms are among the new products being planned by the What Works Clearinghouse.
A data profile of employment patterns in Charlotte-Mecklenburg schools suggests that teachers who are hired after school starts tend to be less effective than other teachers, even after years on the job.
A Texas study suggests that the less-effective teachers teachers are the ones who tend to leave those hard-to-staff urban schools.
Researchers applying for grants under the U.S. Department of Education's i3 program can't just cobble together programs based on research, an FAQ says.
Because enrollment in Catholic schools dipped after 2002, some research suggests that Catholic-school students may not be the best comparison group for gauging NCLB's impact.
A bold experiment in New York to pay families for responsible parenting ended after results showed its initial improvements were modest.
The federal What Works Clearinghouse says a much-talked-about study of the Harlem Children's Zone meets its research-design criteria.
The University of North Texas announced this week that it is taking steps to explore the idea of becoming the second public university in the U.S. to post faculty research on the Web.