First graders in the Reading Recovery program dramatically improved in their first year, according to the initial report of an Investing in Innovation evaluation of the intervention.

As teacher preparation programs come under increasing pressure to track the effectiveness of their graduates, a new report by the Data Quality Campaign finds that fewer than half of states provide annual data on teacher performance to colleges of education.

The Institute of Education Sciences will soon be in the market, yet again, for a top official: Commissioner Sean P. "Jack" Buckley is leaving the National Center for Education Statistics at the end of the year to become vice president of research for the College Board.

House Republicans and Democrats lay out differing priorities for the nation's science education and research in their proposals for the next iteration of the America COMPETES Act.

A new measure allows researchers to study how the brain comprehends a long and challenging text.

Babies of mothers who exercise three days a week may get a jump on early brain development, according to a study released at the Society for Neuroscience meeting here on Sunday.

Researchers at the annual Society for Neuroscience meeting say creativity is a whole-brain process—and it can highlight unusual strengths in students with emotional disabilities.

Opportunity Index reveals that a child's future economic mobility may be tied to the individual's zip code.

A new analysis of federal civil rights data finds massive racial disparities across all so-called "exclusionary discipline" practices.

Michael J. Petrilli will take over as president of the Washington think tank the Thomas B. Fordham Institute in August.

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