Continuing increases in K-12 enrollment, a downturn in higher education enrollment, and a rise in cyberbullying are among the trends illustrated in two new statistical publications from the U.S. Department of Education.
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January 02, 2019
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December 06, 2018
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November 27, 2018
Teachers Want Education Research. The Feds Spend Millions on It. So Why Can't It Get to the Classroom?
Early results of a federal listening tour on teachers' research priorities highlight both urgent needs for new studies and better outreach on existing ones.
November 27, 2018
Most teachers and principals understand and dread the constant churn of promising school improvements that sputter out practice. A new report looks at how altering the way schools approach innovation may help changes more effective long term.
November 01, 2018
The Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness this morning launched a new tool to make evaluations of education programs more transparent for both researchers and education policymakers.
October 23, 2018
While overall educational attainment is rising globally, students' educational success is still largely a function of their economic status growing up, according to a report released Tuesday by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development.
October 12, 2018
In its latest effort to make make education research more relevant to the classroom, the Institute of Education Sciences is working with the Jefferson Education Exchange to bring teachers to the table.
September 18, 2018
Even short suspensions can add up to big losses of instruction, particularly for students of color and special education students, according to researchers from the University of California, Los Angeles.