The Alpine, Utah school district spent less per student than any other of the largest districts.
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February 17, 2017
January 19, 2017
A new evaluation of the federal Investing in Innovation program showed it helped new interventions build evidence of effectiveness, but also highlighted how much local education groups need support.
January 12, 2017
States vary in their approaches to regulating school buses and driver training.
December 07, 2016
Models to spur private investment in public issues using could promote more use of research and evidence in education, a new report suggests.
December 01, 2016
With jargon, "meaningless" tables and missing data, state report cards can be difficult for parents to use, a new report shows.
November 09, 2016
The U.S. Education Department announced the last round of Investing in Innovation grants under the Obama administration, which created the intervention research grants.
November 07, 2016
The burgeoning popularity of home schooling has not necessarily been matched by preparation for parents doing it, suggest new federal data on home schooled students.
October 27, 2016
David B. Tyack, an influential education historian, died this morning at age 85.
October 25, 2016
The academic achievement level of middle school turns out to be a key predictor of which high schools students put at the tops of their choice lists, with students at low-performing middle schools less likely to aim for top high schools.
October 17, 2016
Graduation rates topped 83 percent in the 2014-15 school year.