The National Center for Education Statistics is looking for ways to plug holes in our understanding of children's trajectory from elementary to secondary school.
A $50 million research project will evaluate whether students who attend summer programs can accumulate summer learning from year to year.
The Education Department Office of Civil Rights has released new data on opportunity gaps among students at 72,000 schools.
At the National Board for Education Sciences meeting in Washington on Wednesday, researchers proposed new ways to conduct high-quality experiments on a budget.
The National Board for Education Sciences, the advisory board for the Education Department's research agency, met today to plan next steps for the department's recently approved education research agenda.
Tweeting live from the National Board of Education Science meeting
By as early as 2 years old, differences in a low-income child's home learning environment can make the difference between whether he or she will be considered ready for school or labeled at risk at the start of kindergarten two years later, according to a New York University study.
A forthcoming report suggests research on Asian and Pacific Islander students often does not reflect demographic differences within the group.
A new report on Hispanic achievement gaps also highlights variation in how English language learners are included in the "nation's report card."
Writing in "Science" today, Stanford education school dean Deborah Stipek says the race to land a spot in top colleges is "damaging many otherwise promising lives."