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.
The Institute of Education Sciences has launched a new $5 million research center to figure out how to make research work for schools.
An international survey of teachers' working conditions shows that the vast majority of secondary-level educators still feel isolated in their classrooms.
Researchers worry the Senate spending bill for the National Science Foundation could include restrictions on social sciences.
It is unlikely the National Center for Education Statistics will find a new commissioner before Institute of Education Sciences Director John Q. Easton leaves.