Expeditionary Learning middle schools in Washington and New York City boosted students' reading and mathematics learning, finds a new study by Mathematica Policy Research.
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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.
August 26, 2013
Students in New York City's small high schools are more likely to graduate than other students, according to the latest in an ongoing longitudinal evaluation.
August 23, 2013
A new RAND Corp. report finds education behind bars can cut recidivism more than 40 percent.
August 19, 2013
Middle-class students are more likely than working-class peers to push repeatedly for teacher help, even when they get into trouble for it, a new study finds.
August 15, 2013
Parents invest more broadly in their children who are more advanced academically in early grades, a new study finds.
July 24, 2013
A new study provides a nuanced look at the well-being and achievement for students of different races and immigrant status.
July 12, 2013
Children who experienced at least some early child care beyond their parents or relatives performed better in reading and math in kindergarten than those who were cared for only by relatives, according to new federal child well-being data.