New federal data show nearly half of people who were 10th graders in 2002 have not earned any college degree or certification a decade later.


Few to no female or minority students take the Advanced Placement test in computer science, according to a new analysis.


A new study finds that extracurricular activities have differing positive effects for rural boys compared to girls.


Reports of low college-completion rates may be giving up on college students too soon. New data released by the federal Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System suggest a significant portion of students complete college degrees and professional certificates in double the traditional time allotted for those programs.


The jury is still out on the early-education curriculum Tools of the Mind, but the program, which aims to improve young students' self control, has obviously caught the imagination of educators, and 2014 may bring a final ruling on its effectiveness.


Early hearing skills may be a better predictor of elementary reading and spelling performance than other cognitive skills like working memory, finds a new study in Child Development.


It may be better to get anxious students excited about an upcoming test than to try to calm them down, a new series of studies suggests.


A federal job forecast predicts a rise in apprentice programs, but warns low pay, low-education jobs may become the majority of new jobs in the next decade.


Students may start to understand multidigit numbers through preschool vocabulary, finds a study in Child Development.


The Coalition for Evidence-Based Policy has launched a project to identify low-cost study methods for education.


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