One of the largest federal experimental trials in nearly a decade shows significant benefits for students in a hybrid-learning algebra program.
Guest post by Michele Molnar of K-12 Parents and the Public. Ask parents what they think of their child's school, and mostly they will give a positive response, says Lori Nathanson, research associate at the Research Alliance for New York City Schools, New York University. "Teachers are better reporters of variations between schools," she explained in a phone interview today. Nathanson is a co-author with Meghan McCormick and James J. Kemple of "Strengthening Assessments of School Climate: Lessons from the NYC School Survey (2013)", which was released earlier this month. That ability to distinguish makes teachers' opinions more relevant for ...
Homeless and highly mobile students have even greater academic challenges than children in deep poverty or with special needs, according to a new study.
A federal interagency initiative hopes to test new policies and programs to support disconnected youth.
An alliance of retired military leaders called on policymakers to support early childhood education as a means of boosting America's economic power and armed forces, in a newly released report.
The American Educational Research Association today praised the National Science Foundation's effort to implement new Congressional rules for political science research without damaging its peer review system.
The Aspen Institute has convened a task force to study how children learn online and how to improve online education while safeguarding student privacy.
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.