The National Academy of Education has tapped young and upcoming education researchers to become postdoctoral and thesis fellows.


A study of more than 125,000 people in 15 countries identifies three fragile links between genetic variations and a person's educational attainment.


Beyond Diplomas Count 2013, educators and policymakers can dig into more research and resources on dropout recovery.


The Education Department is pushing academics and entrepreneurs to translate emerging research from studies and papers into usable, commercial education products faster.


By Sarah D. Sparks One in five incoming college students has to take at least one remedial class, and the time and money spent in these often-noncredit courses can put higher education out of reach for the students in them. That's why the Institute of Education Sciences is launching a new $10 million national research and development center to find better ways to identify and teach students in college developmental education. "The common assessment tool that most colleges and universities use to determine whether most students need developmental /remedial coursework are not very good at predicting which students will in ...


The Institute of Education Sciences is considering how to fund highly rated research projects in the wake of federal budget cuts.


A new analysis suggests ways school districts could help parents and policymakers make more informed comparisons of schools.


Since time immemorial, teachers and parents alike have shaken their heads at bright students doing dumb things. Now researchers want to fill in the "rationality gap" in modern intelligence tests.


The National Center on Education Statistics this morning releases its annual education data digest.


While the No Child Left Behind Act's threat of sanctions for low-performing schools can goose test scores, substantial school improvement comes from the law's ultimate sanction, wholesale restructuring, according to a new analysis of the law's effects in North Carolina.


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