A new study from the University of Munich suggests that often-sharp contrast between weekday and weekend sleep habits may contribute to child obesity.
The push to promote more "feminine" role models for science, technology, engineering and math fields may backfire with middle school girls, according to a new study.
The Knowledge Alliance, a Washington-based nonprofit which represents the nation's regional educational laboratories and other research groups, has tapped veteran Hill staffer Michele McLaughlin to be its next president.
The National Institute for Child Health and Human Development has released a plethora of research on why teenagers are so much less safe as drivers and how to help them drive more safely.
A new atom-based sensor could improve brain imaging studies of children.
children ages 8 months to 8 years are exposed to nearly four hours each day of television playing in the background,according to a new University of Pennsylvania study.
Vitamin D, linked to improved thinking in adults, does not improve children's academic performance, according to a new study in Epidemiology and Community Health.
Federal researchers studying the effectiveness of Head Start's social and emotional instruction have asked for more time to follow up with children and parents in the program.
The most and least effective teachers aren't that far apart in standard teacher competency tests, but the massive Measures of Effective Teaching Project is finding that differences are in the details of classroom practice—and the students can help spot them.
New regional laboratories' research alliances will explore cultural and regional differences in college and career readiness.