The first report from the RAND Corporation's experimental evaluation of summer programs suggests urban students benefited in mathematics, but not reading or social skills.
A new study found that nationwide, the rate of students repeating a grade due to a lack of academic progress has declined from 2005 to 2010.
SEDL, the group founded as the Southwest Educational Development Laboratory, will be the latest to merge with the burgeoning education behemot American Institutes for Research.
Education, employment, and other life experiences for young adults have changed since 1980, but in very different ways in different parts of the country, new Census data show.
Education researcher and reformer John I. Goodlad died Nov. 29.
Federal agencies request proposals for partnerships to help disconnected youth.
Among different special education categories, emotionally disturbed students are at highest risk of dropping out, according to a study of 41,000 Utah students.
By Christina Samuels. Cross-posted from Early Years. Three and 4-year-olds who went through a seven-hour-a-day preschool program demonstrated higher scores on tests of social-emotional skills, language, math, and physical development than young children who attended a program for three hours a day, according to a study released Friday in the Journal of the American Medical Assocation. The children in the longer program also had higher rates of daily attendance, and lower rates of chronic absences, said Arthur J. Reynolds, the study's lead author and the co-director of the Human Capital Research Collaborative, a partnership of the University of Minnesota and ...
A monkey's uncle, or at least an adopted grandparent, can help counter the effects of early trauma, study shows.
New site hopes to provide a "one stop shop" of best practices for educators and researchers hoping to build a longterm partnership.