Education economist Bridget Terry Long, a former chairwoman of the National Board for Education Science, has been named dean of Harvard University's graduate school of education.
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About 1 in 30 youths between ages 13 and 17 are homeless in a given year, according to the first in a series of reports by researchers at Chapin Hall, an independent policy research center at the University of Chicago.
June 16, 2017
The U.S. Census Bureau has released new school finance data.
May 17, 2017
The skills needed for technical careers have changed significantly, and education programs need to do more to support evolving technical education, according to a mammoth new report on career education by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.
February 17, 2017
The Alpine, Utah school district spent less per student than any other of the largest districts.
October 03, 2016
Keeping low-income, struggling schools up-to-date with textbooks can give a boost to reading and math performance.
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.
January 27, 2016
Many districts still face the crunch of lower federal and state funding, finds new data from the National Center for Education Statistics.
March 09, 2015
The biggest divide between poor and wealthy students is one of community connection, argues Harvard researcher Robert Putnam in a new book.
October 23, 2014
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