The biggest divide between poor and wealthy students is one of community connection, argues Harvard researcher Robert Putnam in a new book.
In its new evaluation, the research group MDRC suggests that Reading Partners could be a national model for schools looking for a low-cost way to boost students' reading skills.
Fifeteen-year-old girls are more likely than boys to meet baseline standards for reading, math and science, a new analysis finds, but among top performers, girls perform worse than boys do.
Researchers found that despite higher performance in reading and similar performance in science, 15-year-old girls around the globe are less confident in their scholastic abilities than boys.
Not really, suggests a new analysis of studies, which finds that, while better working memory, attention, and control are associated with higher academic achievement, so far there's no evidence that they cause it.
Researchers look back on nine years of booby prizes for problematic education research.
Teachers who showed bias against girls in early grades could affect the girls' later interest in science and math fields.
A new report argues that the common core is the first great national education policy debate of the social media age, and Twitter is changing the public discussion of education.
Forget narrowing the academic curriculum; could accountability narrow schools' focus on student behaviors?
The gender gap in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics may be starting to turn, according to new 2009 data from the National Center for Education Statistics.