Many districts still face the crunch of lower federal and state funding, finds new data from the National Center for Education Statistics.
Income-related achievement gaps show different trajectories for poor students in rural, suburban, and urban communities.
Teachers are about as likely to recommend equally academically talented white and Hispanic students for gifted programs. For black students, it's another story.
ESSA may create an opportunity to find a more nuanced look at education programs' long-term effects.
To find an education program whose benefits last more than a year or two, researchers lay out a "trifecta" of skills to target.
K-12 science teachers haven't had the training to fully implement the Next-Generation Science Standards, and have little time or support to get it, finds a new study by the National Academies.
When promising education results fade, is it because the students faltered, or because their classmates caught up?
New federal research projects will probe how to prevent 'fade-out' of promising preschool results. But a wave of recent research suggests it will be a complicated problem to solve.
While teacher action research sometimes gets a bad rap among research purists, it is one of the ways Shanghai and other top-performing systems keep their educators growing professionally.
Phillip C. Schlechty, education researcher, speaker, and school-improvement advocate, died on Jan. 7.