A large-scale analysis of multiple years of Colorado data finds that low-income students are less likely to transfer between school districts and more likely to return to their home districts if they do transfer.
Average high school music enrollment rates have remained flat for about three decades but have declined for Hispanics, special education students, and English-learners since NCLB became law, a new study finds.
After up to four years of intervention, students with mild or moderate intellectual disabilities were able to read 1st-grade-level text, new research finds.
As he prepares to depart for the Chicago-based Spencer Foundation, John Q. Easton reflects on his time at the Institute of Education Sciences and also on the future of federal educational research.
Findings of three new studies suggest that some students may benefit from STEM-focused schools, but that, overall, they're not necessarily more effective.
The 2014 edition of the annual report also notes that individuals with a bachelor's degree earned more than twice as much as high school dropouts.
The University of North Carolina's Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute has launched a new center that will help design, implement, and evaluate preschool programs.
Institute of Education Sciences Director John Q. Easton is expected to announce later today that he will step down to take a job at the Chicago-based Spencer Foundation.
In Madison, Wis., researchers have found that simple writing exercises helped reduce the achievement gaps in the middle schools where they were most problematic.
A new study finds that certain types of parent involvement may make more of a difference than others when it comes to schools' efforts to make Adequate Yearly Progress toward improving their test scores under No Child Left Behind.