Michael J. Petrilli will take over as president of the Washington think tank the Thomas B. Fordham Institute in August.
Civil Rights research Gary Orfield called for better approaches to race in education at the 10th annual Brown lecture in education research.
Grade placement for older immigrant English-learners can affect their long-term math performance, according to research conducted in Miami-Dade County.
Boston researchers call for a more holistic approach to data for education improvement.
Working memory problems seem to differ between students in rural and urban poverty, according to a new study.
Nearly half of all American public school students now live in poverty, and state supports have not kept pace with significant and rapidly rising majorities of poor students in their classrooms.
High-poverty schools sent significantly fewer graduates to college in 2012 than higher-income schools, regardless of the schools' geographic location or racial makeup, according to a new study by the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center.
Dispersing student loan payments at intervals rather than in a lump sum may help students be more academically and fiscally responsible, a new study suggests.
The Common Core State Standards require considerable writing across many subjects, but the standards themselves won't be enough to guide teachers to best practices in writing instruction, according to a new analysis. In a study in the current issue of School Psyhology Review, researchers Gary A. Troia of Michigan State University and Natalie G. Olinghouse of the University of Connecticut used a set of 36 writing-instruction and testing practices that have been shown in prior studies to improve students' writing skills across different areas, including the writing process, context, purposes, and motivation. The authors analyzed the common core's writing standards ...
Fifteen local and national education philanthropies have launched an initiative to lay out research lessons learned from New York City education reforms for the city's next mayor.