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.


A national science association warns the shutdown could hamstring international education research partnerships.


The National Board for Education Sciences meeting has been cancelled due to the federal shutdown.


Most of the Education Department's research sites are out of commission for the duration of the government shutdown.


Researcher James Pellegrino argues researchers need clearer definitions and more reliable measures of students' noncognitive skills, in a research conference keynote address.


Research Angela Duckworth is named a MacArthur fellow for her "pioneering" work in educational research.


Study finds urban afterschool programs need mayoral support to coordinate services.


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