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.
Students in affluent communities who spend more time on homework report being more behaviorally engaged in school but they are also more likely to experience stress and problems with physical health and to drop out of activities they enjoy.
Novice teachers with persistence or "grit" are more likely to be effective and less likely to quit midyear, according to a new study.
Kindergartners whose teachers were trained by the i3-granted-funded Children's Literacy Initiative scored higher on early literacy assessments.