The Obama administration's approach to federal education grants has marked an unprecedented and comprehensive change in the way the federal government tries to influence education policy and practice.
John Deasy, the newly reelected[SDS: neither re-elected nor re-appointed.-dv] chief of Los Angeles public schools, opened the annual meeting of the Association of Education Finance and Policy here with a call for researchers to help school and district administrators making decisions in hot political environments.
A new model of improvement research shows promise in improving math instruction.
The American Academy of Neurology has weighed in against prescribing so-called "smart drugs" to healthy children.
Urban and minority education expert Joyce E. King has been named the next president-elect of the American Educational Research Association.
The National Science Foundation has launched an effort to make the science of learning and education more cohesive
A forthcoming medical study suggests physical exercise can cushion students from daily stress.
A University of Kansas project uses the histories of famous creative adults to identify potentially gifted adolescents.
Data from the National Assessment of Educational Progress show wide gaps in performance for students who miss school.
The White House has ordered major federal research agencies to give the public broader, quicker—and free—access to taxpayer-funded research.