The White House and the Coalition for Evidence-Based Policy in Washington are doubling down on the use of experimental studies to find what works in policy and practice, with a pilot competition funding three low-cost randomized trials in education, health, and workplace safety and a White House summit on how to use them.
The U.S. Department of Education has launched a $3 million randomized control trial to gauge the effectiveness of Khan Academy, the now-ubiquitous online-learning site that popularized the "flipped classroom" model.
The U.S. Department of Education's research agency will help 15 new education entrepreneurs conduct research and development for interventions in science, language and other areas.
A new report suggests "dual generation" anti-poverty programs could boost the achievement and prosperity of parents and children alike.
A majority of U.S. 15-year-olds can recognize a bill for services, but they struggle to understand most financial concepts, finds the first test of financial literacy in the Program of International Student Assessment.
The U.S. Education Department is launching 18 new research partnerships around critical education issues.
Good intentions for desegregation don't have the same impact as legal requirements, even when the federal government tries to support districts' diversity plans, a new series of reports shows.
The American Academy of Pediatrics clarifies its advice on early reading for parents.
A new research review finds potential benefits for students working with peers in tough classes.
'Fun' math activities may hinder first graders struggling in math, study suggests.