Poor and well-off families responded differently to a Chicago initiative to put low-performing schools on academic probation.
The U.S. Education Department's research arm faces bad and even worse cuts in the Senate and House versions of the next budget bill.
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.