The burgeoning popularity of home schooling has not necessarily been matched by preparation for parents doing it, suggest new federal data on home schooled students.

ESSA calls for states to adopt another indicator for school accountability, in addition to students' academic achievement in math and language arts. Chronic absenteeism may be a good fit, finds a new policy analysis.

David B. Tyack, an influential education historian, died this morning at age 85.

It seems like common sense: Students who feel unsafe at school stay home.

The academic achievement level of middle school turns out to be a key predictor of which high schools students put at the tops of their choice lists, with students at low-performing middle schools less likely to aim for top high schools.

Adding figures of people to classic tests of spatial perception significantly closed gender gaps, a new study finds.

Graduation rates topped 83 percent in the 2014-15 school year.

A community-wide research project in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., hopes to find ways to counter implicit bias that may undermine school discipline reform.

A new study finds more evidence of disparities in corporal punishment for boys, students of color, and students with disabilities.

An estimated 30 percent of K-12 students are exposed to unhealthy levels of toxic polychlorinated biphenyls, or PCBs, through common building materials found in schools, according to a pair of reports released Wednesday.

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