In the midst of bitter tax and healthcare debates, at least one bipartisan bill seems to be gathering steam on the Hill: the Foundations for Evidence-Based Policymaking Act.
About 1 in 30 youths between ages 13 and 17 are homeless in a given year, according to the first in a series of reports by researchers at Chapin Hall, an independent policy research center at the University of Chicago.
The findings are likely to add to the debate over single-sex education, as districts experiment with single-sex classes and schools.
Gloria Ladson-Billings, one of the nation's preeminent researchers on culturally relevant teaching, on Friday became the new president of the National Academy of Education.
Stanford University research shows Windy City schools show "striking" learning gains.
The 2016 International Civic and Citizenship Education Study shows students outside the United States have become more knowledgeable about democratic norms and responsibilities since 2009, and they increasingly consider care for the environment as a civic responsibility.
New studies show having more options can encourage parents to research schools more, but the format of sites can affect what information they take away from those sites.
Training support for a new school improvement program often dries up after teachers get the basics down, but one program is studying how to keep teachers involved after the novelty wears off.
The House committee on government oversight voted Thursday to move forward with a bill to promote better use of federal data, research, and evaluations in making policy, following on recommendations from the bipartisan Commission for Evidence-Based Policymaking.
And as segregation intensifies, efforts to raise graduation rates and achievement may stall, new studies suggest.