U.S. students scored above average on the first PISA assessment of creative problem solving but still lagged behind top-performing nations.


Janette Klingner, who died March 20, was best known as a prominent scholar of special education and bilingual and bicultural education but she was also remembered as a mentor, teacher, and friend.


The Education Research Alliance, which is based at Tulane University, will partner with local organizations to study New Orleans's post-Katrina school reforms.


Highlights of the upcoming Philadelphia conference, award winners and new leadership for the American Educational Research Association.


A research brief highlights pros and cons of tracking and detracking 9th grade algebra classes in Chicago schools but the results are difficult to interpret without first understanding the different levels of support provided to those affected by both types of reforms.


A U.S. Department of Health and Human Services website based in part on a forthcoming research review identifies sex-education programs that have been proven to curtail sexual activity, decrease teen-age pregnancy rates, foster the use of contraceptives and/or reduce rates of sexually transmitted infections.


The latest study from Stanford's Center for Research on Education Outcomes suggests that Los Angeles charter schools outperform charter schools in other areas.


Research from the University of Minnesota suggests adolescents may perform better and experience fewer problems when school starts at 8:30 a.m. or later so students can get more sleep.


Top students aren't necessarily hurt academically by a school's focus on low-performers, finds a new study at the Association for Education Finance and Policy conference.


A study adds to the growing body of research on race-based disparities in discipline rates by finding that the expansion of a zero-tolerance policy resulted in significantly more suspensions and expulsions for black secondary school students.


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