Nationwide, boys score better than girls on math tests, and girls outperform boys in reading. But those gender gaps aren't universal; in fact, a new Stanford University study suggests the size and the direction of these gaps vary from one school district to another.


The gaps between multilingual and English-only students have been closing faster than you think, finds a new study.


The final federal evaluation of the $1.4 billion Investing in Innovation grant program finds relatively few programs combined tight implementation, careful evaluation, and significant benefits for students.


With half of the world's adults expected to be nearsighted by 2050, a new genetic study links schooling to earlier vision problems.


Amid mounting evidence that recess can help support student learning, health, and social skills, researchers are taking a closer look at what a "high quality" recess looks like.


The percentage of U.S. teachers who miss more than 10 days of class per year is up in the most recent federal data, according to a new Education Week analysis.


A new study finds one intervention cut early absenteeism by 15 percent by correcting common parent misconceptions about attendance.


The Institute of Education Sciences, the research agency for the U.S. Education Department, put out calls for a bevy of new research projects for fiscal 2019,


Students who learn in hotter classrooms perform worse on college admissions tests, according to a new study from the National Bureau of Economic Research.


A new, larger study replicating Walter Mischel's landmark experiment in delayed gratification finds fewer long-term effects than previously thought.


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