Research from the University of Minnesota suggests adolescents may perform better and experience fewer problems when school starts at 8:30 a.m. or later so students can get more sleep.
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September 27, 2010
The Education Department is relaxing inclusion rules and increasing incentives for schools willing to participate in its upcoming national evaluation of the Teacher Incentive Fund.
August 19, 2010
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June 09, 2009
John Q. Easton broadly sketches some plans for the Ed Department's main research agency and Arne Duncan dishes on longitudinal data systems.