Test-based retention in 8th grade increases the likelihood of criminal conviction by age 25, according to a new study.
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December 11, 2018
Decades after taking part in a remedial education program in Israeli high schools, the students who participated show surprising benefits, according to a new study.
May 03, 2018
State rules on providing education and requiring school attendance are literally all over the map, new federal data show.
April 02, 2018
A new study suggests that students who have lower-achieving classmates in college than they had in high school show more symptoms of depression.
December 08, 2017
Nationwide, high school graduation rates have climbed for the past five years, but the improvement has been far from equal across states.
August 29, 2017
Mentoring young men of color with professional work experience can significantly boost their likelihood of graduating and going on to college, but the program is less effective for girls.
June 21, 2016
Close attention to early warning signs in middle school can help students stay on track to graduate, but does less to help students who are already struggling, a new study finds.
May 02, 2016
Rising preschool enrollment and falling dropout rates are helping to kick up the number of students in public schools.
November 28, 2014
Federal agencies request proposals for partnerships to help disconnected youth.
November 26, 2014
Among different special education categories, emotionally disturbed students are at highest risk of dropping out, according to a study of 41,000 Utah students.