Two new international studies look at how parents judge how to invest in their children's education, and what happens to children's academic progress when one parent can't be involved.
Continuing increases in K-12 enrollment, a downturn in higher education enrollment, and a rise in cyberbullying are among the trends illustrated in two new statistical publications from the U.S. Department of Education.
Partnering with parents can help students of any age who have trouble with social or mental health issues. But the devil is in the details, finds an analysis of more than 100 studies.
For students with disabilities, test accommodations can make the difference in their ability to show what they know. But a new study suggests a getting such supports one year is no guarantee of help the next year.
Considered a bright spot after several years of legislative frustration for researchers, the new law is expected to yield a simpler and easier process for getting education data.
At one time or another, most students feel antsy going into a big test. A new study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences suggests two ways teachers can help students thrive in spite of stress.
The highly polarizing 2016 Presidential campaign blitzed the swing state of Virginia. And in the year that followed, a new study in the journal Educational Researcher suggests school bullying problems likewise split along political lines.
Test-based retention in 8th grade increases the likelihood of criminal conviction by age 25, according to a new study.
In a new commentary, cognitive researchers call for educational app developers to focus on four areas where cognitive science could improve how apps support learning in the classroom.
2018 has been a fascinating year in education research, despite some ups and downs for the U.S. Department of Education's key research office.