With a lot of moving parts, schools often struggle to make response-to-intervention and positive-behavior-interventions-and-support systems effective in the long run, but an early focus on school teaming and data can improve their odds, according to a new study.
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Academic gender gaps in reading and math follow different paths as American students move from their school years into adulthood, according to new federal data.
July 27, 2018
Indiana's efforts to give students more control over their academic transcripts may prove a boon for researchers and school reformers, too.
July 26, 2018
The best-laid plans for teacher evaluation systems don't always survive contact with the classroom, and a new study suggests that how principals "tinker" can make a difference in how teachers really get judged.
July 16, 2018
Researchers who studied controversial school choice initiatives in the Big Easy have been tapped to launch a research center and massive database on school choice.
July 01, 2018
Mark Schneider, the new director of the Institute of Education Sciences, is pushing for new directions in the Education Department's research agency: more research on higher education and long-term achievement, and more practical results for educators.
June 25, 2018
A massive new research analysis finds that formal education remains "the most consistent, robust, and durable method yet to be identified for raising intelligence."
June 11, 2018
The final federal evaluation of the $1.4 billion Investing in Innovation grant program finds relatively few programs combined tight implementation, careful evaluation, and significant benefits for students.
June 05, 2018
The percentage of U.S. teachers who miss more than 10 days of class per year is up in the most recent federal data, according to a new Education Week analysis.
May 17, 2018
Teenagers aren't lazy, crazy, or dumb, says a neuroscientist, who argues in a new book that understanding students' neurological development can help dispel negative myths about adolescent learning.