Studies in Chicago and New York City suggest poverty and homelessness can scatter students and increase their commute times to class.
Education heavy-hitter Linda Darling-Hammond will be president and chief executive officer of the newly launched Learning Policy Institute.
The most comprehensive replication study to date finds that it's often difficult to get the same results from social science experiments the second time around.
The perfectionism some students cultivate in school can come back to bite them at work.
Within families, genetic differences may affect educational attainment.
The National Center for Education Statistics has released mapping data on school attendance zones in the United States for the 2013-14 school year.
Children learn what they live, particularly when it comes to loving or fearing mathematics, a new study finds.
Mischief, mental health issues and misunderstandings can be deadly for teenagers in encounters with the police.
The overall number of teachers is growing, but that still leaves holes in crucial areas.
But the link between "oral narrative" skills and early literacy was not seen in Latino, Asian, or white children, the study found.