Students who aren't proficient in reading by grade 3 are four times less likely to graduate than proficient readers, and the gap is even more severe for students in poverty, according to a study to be released this morning at the American Educational Research Association conference.
In a continuing push to clarify student data privacy rules for researchers and education officials alike, the Education Department today named its first chief privacy officer and proposed several changes to the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act
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The American Educational Research Association is launching a mobile app in connection with its annual research conference.
The Institute of Education Sciences is overhauling the What Works Clearinghouse site, including new search tools for education research.
With no certainty yet on funding or contracts for the nation's regional educational labs, the Institute of Education Sciences is busy tying up as many loose ends as possible.
The National Board for Education Sciences is looking for ways to design future research in ways that will make it easier to glean useful information from well-designed studies that showed no or negative effects.
Research using the most high-tech home movie on the planet could inform what we know about language development, and one day could change how we study instruction and student engagement, too.
The Education Department has released a draft of the statement of work for the RELs' upcoming contract competition, due out March 25.
As Teach for America celebrates its 20-year anniversary, the group's federal expansion grant may provide an opportunity to prove its role in improving education in high-need communities.