The Annie E. Casey Foundation's annual Kids Count Data Book cites improvements for teens, but notes that minorities still lag in several areas compared to their white peers.
Exposure to a Superfund site before birth is tied in a study to developmental, behavioral, and academic challenges for children.
Jerome Seymour Bruner, one of the primary drivers of the "cognitive revolution" in psychology in the 1960s and an active scholar, died June 5, at 100 years old.
Just who is included in the massive new federal civil rights data collection on schools?
The postponement of the National Assessment of Education Progress trend study has raised red flags for some researchers looking for a constant student learning measure in an era of changing assessments.
Why don't more homeless and foster students get through college? Financial aid rules hurt, rather than help, vulnerable students get a fresh start, finds a new federal report.
"Reshaping rural schools in the Northwest Region: Lessons from federal School Improvement Grant implementation" was written by Caitlin Scott and Nora Ostler at the Regional Education Laboratory At Education Northwest, and prepared for the Institute of Education Sciences.
A Government Accountability Office report calls for the U.S. Education Department to dig into segregation issues among different types of schools.
In spite of bipartisan support to reauthorize the federal education research law, don't expect a bill to pass soon.
Can it really make a difference whether that class assignment is on a screen or printed out? Yes, finds new research.