For the second time since 2003, researchers find that black students consistently perform differently than their white counterparts do on the same questions on verbal sections of the SAT.
The research agency for the U.S. Department of Education doles out $100 million in grants, over five years, to tackle the thorny problem of reading comprehension.
One scholar offers a critique of No Child Left Behind provisions that require states to identify "persistently dangerous schools" and allow students to transfer when they become victims of violent crime.
A study suggests that computers and internet access may not provide as much of an achievement boost as educators might hope.
University of Pennsylvania researcher Rebecca Maynard today takes the helm of the National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance at the Institute of Education Sciences.
A study of the Florida Tax Credit Scholarship Program finds that test scores rose in public schools in the year before the voucher program took effect.
An international study review concludes that anti-bullying programs can cut the problem by 20 to 23 percent. Who knew?
Third-grade students enrolled in the Harlem Success Academy outperform peers who applied to the school but failed to win a seat in the lottery, a study says.
A study out this morning finds that 3rd graders who won a seat in a Harlem Success Academy charter school outperformed their lottery-losing peers in math and reading.
President Obama is nominating Anthony S. Bryk, Kris D. Gutiérrez, Beverly L. Hall, and Robert A. Underwood to the National Board on Education Sciences. Four previous board nominations inch along.