Novice teachers disproportionately get assigned lower-performing students, and districts often do not work to retain the most effective newcomers, according to new analyses by Harvard University's Strategic Data Project.


Education officials dissect what went wrong in the school data for U.S. News & World Report high school rankings.


A study of a large Southern district aims to gauge how well programs help teachers learn to use data.


A University of Edinburgh study finds that contrary to popular belief, the direction of eye movements does not show whether or not a student is lying.


The Institute of Education Sciences has awarded $1.5 million to study a North Carolina health curriculum based on neuroscience and cognitive science.


A new study by the National Research Council defines 21st Century learning.


A $10 million federal grant will support a nerw center to study the education of deaf children.


A San Diego study finds California's efforts to help students pass its high school exit exams come too late in students' academic careers.


Just now the Supreme Court voted 5-4 to uphold the Affordable Care Act, President Obama's signature health-care initiative—including a controversial provision that would require individuals to buy health-care insurance. But what does this provision mean for schools? It could be more connected than you'd think, as research shows health-care disparities help drive achievement gaps among students. Last year, public health experts argued in the journal Preventing Chronic Disease that health and education are "integrally linked" and educators and health officials should form stronger partnerships to improve high school graduation rates. "The reasons students drop out of school are complex,...


Social learning research could highlight much more nuanced ways to help adolescents learn, cognitive neuroscientist Sarah-Jayne Blakemore argued at TEDGlobal in Edinburgh, Scotland this afternoon.


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