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July 18, 2014
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The White House and the Coalition for Evidence-Based Policy in Washington are doubling down on the use of experimental studies to find what works in policy and practice, with a pilot competition funding three low-cost randomized trials in education, health, and workplace safety and a White House summit on how to use them.
July 01, 2014
The U.S. Education Department is launching 18 new research partnerships around critical education issues.
June 16, 2014
Advice and observations on educational research and journalism from Holly Yettick, as she hands the Inside School Research reins back to Sarah Sparks.
June 11, 2014
A new study by the MDRC research group shows that Reading Partners, a one-on-one tutoring program for struggling readers in elementary schools across the country, has a "positive and statistically significant impact" on reading proficiency.
June 04, 2014
After up to four years of intervention, students with mild or moderate intellectual disabilities were able to read 1st-grade-level text, new research finds.
May 29, 2014
The 2014 edition of the annual report also notes that individuals with a bachelor's degree earned more than twice as much as high school dropouts.
May 28, 2014
The University of North Carolina's Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute has launched a new center that will help design, implement, and evaluate preschool programs.
May 15, 2014
Some teenagers think it's funny to lie on surveys but their deception can dramatically skew research results.
April 24, 2014
An analysis of Census data finds that Asian-Americans with the same level of education as whites generally earn less money.