A focus on students' deficits can lead to unequal access to meaningful content, two new reports argue.
Low-achieving students of color may be overrated by teachers, while top-performing minority students are given short shrift.
English language-learners who enter kindergarten with a basic grasp of academic language, "either in their primary language or in English," are more likely over time to be reclassified as former ELLs, a new analysis has found.
Community groups and sports not connected to school can help students stay more connected academically during a critical transition period, according to a study of low-income students in New York City.
An advisory board meeting planned for this week has been put off until November.
Even a few conversations about math each week can boost students' math growth, a new study suggests.
A few basic components of state anti-bullying laws are associated with significantly lower rates of bullying, both online and in schools.
If mentors help keep teachers in schools, why are teachers in higher-poverty schools less likely to get them?
Voters respond to local schools failing accountability benchmarks, but mainly if they are already politically active.
Basing teachers' pay on merit might give a small boost to students' reading achievement—if teachers understand how it works.