Institute of Education Sciences Director John Q. Easton considers federal education research amid budget cuts, stalled legislative talks, and staffing changes.
This fall's negotiations over the reauthorization of the Education Sciences Reform Act, the federal law governing education research, have officially died.
A new University of Cincinnati study finds parents, peers, and school environment are more likely to predict a teenager's sleep habits than puberty alone.
New What Works Clearinghouse reports highlight issues with reading comprehension intervention research.
Video and other materials from the Gates-funded Measures of Effective Teaching study will be opened to researchers for additional studies next year.
First graders in the Reading Recovery program dramatically improved in their first year, according to the initial report of an Investing in Innovation evaluation of the intervention.
As teacher preparation programs come under increasing pressure to track the effectiveness of their graduates, a new report by the Data Quality Campaign finds that fewer than half of states provide annual data on teacher performance to colleges of education.
The Institute of Education Sciences will soon be in the market, yet again, for a top official: Commissioner Sean P. "Jack" Buckley is leaving the National Center for Education Statistics at the end of the year to become vice president of research for the College Board.
House Republicans and Democrats lay out differing priorities for the nation's science education and research in their proposals for the next iteration of the America COMPETES Act.
A new measure allows researchers to study how the brain comprehends a long and challenging text.