Think education research has a tendency to get politicized now? Congress is debating ways to increase its own control over the National Science Foundation's peer review process, a move that could put a serious chill on the study of controversial education and other public interest topics.
Common Core State Standards are calling for more focus on students reading charts and graphics, but new research shows engaging graphics can reduce students' understanding of chart data.
Education Secretary Arne Duncan challenged critics of testing at the AERA meeting in San Francisco.
Protests are starting as Education Secretary Arne Duncan prepares to speak at the American Educational Research Association meeting in San Francisco.
New research presented Sunday at the American Educational Research Association meeting here suggests students' confidence in their own social skills and the emotional support in their classroom can change the way they ask for help.
Amid the more than 14,500 researchers and educators at the American Educational Research Association conference, a more nuanced view of school leadership is coming into focus.
Students in high-performing schools have more and deeper opportunities to learn science than those in struggling schools, according to a recent Massachusetts course audit released by the Rennie Center.
High school teachers think their students are ready for college, but college professors disagree, in a new study by ACT, Inc.
School districts should differentiate parent involvement based on different groups' needs and styles of engaging, a new report says.
Talent and strong high school achievement can propel young black men to college, but a new study finds their grit— the determination and ability to handle setbacks—is nearly as critical to their success.