Two major education philanthropies are supporting the first professor position to study and train researchers to develop lasting partnerships with school districts.
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April 15, 2019
April 10, 2019
A study finds that the achievement gap between the most and least wealthy students barely budged and scholars met last week to hash out some reasons why.
March 27, 2019
A more nuanced approach to teaching genetics might do more than boost students' science know-how, new studies show; it could reduce racism.
March 27, 2019
The Institute of Education Sciences has proposed new research priorities.
March 26, 2019
Yidan Prize winner Larry Hedges wants to make complex statistical analyses more transparent for educators and policymakers.
March 22, 2019
Alan Krueger, a groundbreaking Princeton University economist, died earlier this week at age 58. While perhaps best known for his study of minimum wages, Krueger also provided critical empirical research on fundamental and often hotly-debated questions about class sizes, school choice, educational attainment, and resources in schools.
March 14, 2019
Climate researchers estimate the average temperature across the United States to warm by 5 degrees Fahrenheit by 2050, and a forthcoming study suggests more frequent and severe hot spells could chip away at student learning over time.
March 11, 2019
President Trump's proposed budget for fiscal 2020 would boost the Education Innovation and Research fund, but would cut back on education research in other areas across the federal government.
February 06, 2019
School improvement and student mental health are hot topics in education, and don't lack for research evidence. But two new federal research centers aim to study the issues in the often-overlooked context of rural schools.
February 04, 2019
Two new international studies look at how parents judge how to invest in their children's education, and what happens to children's academic progress when one parent can't be involved.