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.


Study suggests high-achieving, low-income students get a boost from boarding school but others, not so much.


The debate over differentiating instruction just keeps going.


The Oakland, Calif., school district's effort to boost the grades and graduation rates of black male students offers a model for school districts around the country, the first independent analysis of the program concludes.


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