A new measure allows researchers to study how the brain comprehends a long and challenging text.
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November 11, 2013
October 30, 2013
A new analysis of federal civil rights data finds massive racial disparities across all so-called "exclusionary discipline" practices.
October 25, 2013
Civil Rights research Gary Orfield called for better approaches to race in education at the 10th annual Brown lecture in education research.
October 24, 2013
Grade placement for older immigrant English-learners can affect their long-term math performance, according to research conducted in Miami-Dade County.
October 17, 2013
Nearly half of all American public school students now live in poverty, and state supports have not kept pace with significant and rapidly rising majorities of poor students in their classrooms.
September 26, 2013
Research Angela Duckworth is named a MacArthur fellow for her "pioneering" work in educational research.
September 17, 2013
Expeditionary Learning middle schools in Washington and New York City boosted students' reading and mathematics learning, finds a new study by Mathematica Policy Research.
September 12, 2013
As more educators explore the effects of students' attitudes toward intelligence, the Education Department and White House Office of Science and Technology Policy are looking for ways to further research and interventions based on improving students' academic mindsets. This May, the agencies held...
September 09, 2013
A new Brookings Institute analysis identifies "parenting gaps" that could affect students' academic success.
August 30, 2013
High school dating violence can reduce young women's educational attainment longterm, a new study suggests.