The hype around methods for boosting the brain's executive functions often outstrips the still-emerging research, but a new report offers ways education leaders can evaluate programs.
U.S. teachers and their students alike spend significantly more time at school than their peers internationally, according to the latest Education at a Glance compendium by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development.
America's students want to be civically engaged on everything from immigration to school spending, according to a study of more than 11,000 letters students wrote to the "next U.S. president." The missives show wide variation in how students inform their writing on civic issues.
End-of-course tests in some courses may support graduation rates, finds a new study.
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced a plan to improve the accuracy of federal education civil rights data.
Flipped classrooms have been getting attention as a way for teachers to find more time for activities and individual support during the regular school day, but a new study cautions that the model could trade short-term gains for wider achievement gaps.
Most states have raised their expectations for what constitutes proficiency on state math and reading tests in the last decade, according to a new study.
Researchers are using class observation, brain imaging, and stress monitoring to provide a new perspective on how teachers engage students.
A study of 900 middle schoolers finds that students who report having a sense of belonging both at home and school are less likely to engage in bullying.
Naps have long been shown to benefit younger students, but new findings in the journal Nature add to growing evidence that they can boost memory for older students as well.