And in some districts, shorter school weeks hurt the bottom line.
A new FERPA bill could boost interest in research partnerships, but narrow their focus.
Teachers and cognitive neuroscientists may both work with the brain, but they rarely speak the same language.
Significant differences don't always equal meaningful differences, when it comes to birth order.
Education watchers can argue over whether President Obama's signature education competition improved education, but as a policy lever, a new study finds that it had a big impact.
With bullying, attacks, and victimization at school down, a federal study finds the percentage of students "afraid" at school is a quarter of the rate nearly 20 years ago.
The National Center on Education Statistics is preparing to roll out new civil rights data.
After nearly a year's search, the Institute of Education Sciences has found a new chief researcher close to home.
Researchers from the National Institutes of Mental Health find stark sex differences and gaps in mental health diagnoses in the prescription of antipsychotic drugs, even for very young children.
The U.S. Education Department's research agency announced waves of new grants and research partnerships.