Gloria Ladson-Billings, one of the nation's preeminent researchers on culturally relevant teaching, on Friday became the new president of the National Academy of Education.
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October 21, 2016
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July 22, 2016
'Food deserts' have long been a concern. But what happens when poor young children have little access to "food for the mind"?
July 20, 2016
Segregation among students in public schools based on race has been a persistent and growing concern and, now, statistics show that income segregation may be growing as well.
April 29, 2016
A massive new database that allows researchers to compare school districts across state lines has led to the unwelcome finding that racial achievement gaps exist in nearly every district in the country, and some well-off districts have the worst gaps.
April 29, 2016
A new trove of more than 215 million test scores from public school students is helping researchers compare student achievement nationwide.
March 14, 2016
Harold L. "Bud" Hodgkinson dedicated his life to documenting and analyzing the demographic changes in American schools, and how schools would need to adapt to help a diversifying student population meet its potential.
February 10, 2016
A new international comparison offers lessons in how other countries are reducing the number of low-performing students in math, reading, and science.
January 11, 2016
Top academics isn't enough to get you into a top school if you are poor.