A new study suggests one reason foreign-born children may show academic advantages in the United States: Growing up multilingual may cushion children from the cognitive stress of poverty.
If one subgroup's performance improved but the whole remained the same, doesn't that mean another group's performance went down?? An explanation of some of the vagaries of the new report on school vouchers and college enrollment from the Brookings Institution and Harvard University.
Social networking and new technologies have helped revive a 50-year-old national education study.
Among middle and high school students, cigarette use in 2011 was about 4.3 percent and 15.8 percent respectively, compared to 10.7 percent and almost 30 percent in 2000, the CDC found, analyzing results from the 2011 National Youth Tobacco Survey, which included about 19,000 students.
The Education Resource Information Navigator project brings together information on education funders, reform groups, and state and national policy to help put education research into context.
While on average, 18 percent of American students said they had been verbally bullied, those who said they had been cyberbullied was about 4.5 percent.
A new study finds frequent texting can impair middle schoolers' grammar skills.
One of the National Science Foundation's first new INSPIRE awards will look for ways to measure how creativity develops in groups.
Children's health and education are showing positive signs even in the midst of a dismal economic environment, according to the Annie E. Casey Foundation's annual ranking of child well-being, released this morning.
The U.S. Education Department is urging states and districts to make their longitudinal student data systems more available to researchers and education entrepreneurs.