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May 14, 2019

Like Father, Like Son: Preschool Benefits Cross Generations, Says Landmark Study

More than 50 years after research began on the Perry Preschool program, the ongoing study finds that the benefits are crossing generations. Can preschool break the poverty cycle?

December 11, 2018

The Long-Term Potential of High School Remediation

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 02, 2018

Harvard Education School Taps Former Head of Federal Ed. Research Board as New Dean

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.

November 15, 2017

Are More Young People Homeless Than We Thought? Study Shares Startling Data

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

Where's the Money? Key Takeaways From New Census School Funding Data

The U.S. Census Bureau has released new school finance data.

May 17, 2017

Career Education Needs New Supports, Skill Focus, National Report Says

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

School Spending Ticks Up; Charters Still Spend Significantly Less

The Alpine, Utah school district spent less per student than any other of the largest districts.

October 03, 2016

Textbook Costs Hurt Student Achievement, Study Finds

Keeping low-income, struggling schools up-to-date with textbooks can give a boost to reading and math performance.

July 20, 2016

Income Segregation in Schools Found to Rise by 40 Percent Since 1990

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

School Districts Buffer Student Spending From Budget Cuts, Fed Data Show

Many districts still face the crunch of lower federal and state funding, finds new data from the National Center for Education Statistics.

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