A pair of recent studies take a hard look at achievement gaps between black and Latino students and their higher-performing white peers in New York City and states across the nation.
Children who experienced at least some early child care beyond their parents or relatives performed better in reading and math in kindergarten than those who were cared for only by relatives, according to new federal child well-being data.
New studies explore how community violence interferes with students' attendance and learning in school.
Canadian education researcher Ben Levin faces new counts on child pornography.
While educators often focus on class behavior as a measure of student engagement, a new study finds subtler facets of engagement can be harder to flag but just as critical for their long-term academic success.
Renowned Canadian education researcher Ben Levin has been arrested in an international child pornography investigation in Toronto.
The National Center on Education Research has awarded nearly $76 million in new grants, including several to build research partnerships with educators.
Students in poverty may also be less able to plan and marshal the resources they have efficiently, making it harder for them to close achievement gaps with their wealthier peers, according to a study released this morning.
From guest blogger Alyssa Morones For students receiving supplemental tutoring, the amount of tutoring they received was the key to improvement, found a study released earlier this spring by the American Educational Research Journal. Students from low-income families attending low-performing schools that received more than 40 hours of additional tutoring performed better on math and reading assessments than those who received less than 40 hours per school year, according study authors Carolyn J. Heinrich, a professor of public affairs at the University of Texas at Austin and Hiren Nisar, a senior analyst at the research company Abt Associates. The No ...
The National Center for Education Statistics today released updated data on states' policy changes on accountability, testing, finance, school choice, and other education issues.