The Education Department has released its final request for proposals for the next iteration of the regional educational laboratories.
A new collection from civil rights attorney William L. Taylor at George Washington University highlights the connection between education research and education advocacy.
A third of students who graduated from the 8th grade at two of KIPP's middle schools 10 or more years ago earned a four-year college degree, according to a report released by the Knowledge is Power Program, or KIPP, network of charter schools today.
The U.S. Census Bureau has released the most detailed information to date about how far Americans get in the education system.
Comedian Stephen Colbert and a panel of education celebrity judges will honor researchers who come up with the best data-mining or education application based on a new database.
The Education Department's research agency and national research organizations will hold workshops to help researchers boost their study rigor then they don't have the money or capacity for a fully randomized experiment.
Incoming teachers believe neuroscience has the potential to improve their practice, according to new research, but there remain a lot of misconceptions about what science of the brain really proves about learning.
Jack Buckley, the new commissioner of the National Center for Education Statistics is determined to keep state longitudinal data systems evolving amid state budget and staff constraints, he told participants at the American Educational Research Association convention in New Orleans.
As my colleague Alyson Klein has been reporting over at Politics K-12, Congress agreed to a basic deal last week to prevent a government shutdown, but there was no specific language available to give the details. Now there is, and it looks like the regional eductional labs can finally breathe a bit. Jim Kohlmoos of the Knowledge Alliance, which represents the labs, spotted the year-end continuing resolution filed in the wee hours this morning. It provides $57.65 million for the labs for this year—$12 million less than the fiscal 2010 levels but a whole lot better than nothing—and...
A new study from the University of Georgia, presented at the American Educational Research Association conference, suggests that including appropriate graphics with test questions can help English-language learners translate their math skills, even when there are no other accommodations available.