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July 29, 2015

Guiding Education Businesses Through the Research Wringer

A new research partnership to evaluate K-12 education technology companies has chosen its first product to study.

May 01, 2014

Review Casts Doubt on Importance of Learner Control in Computerized Instruction

A new meta-analysis finds that, when it comes to computerized instruction, it does not matter if students get to control the pace and other aspects of their learning.

July 25, 2012

NSF Project Looks for Ways to Gauge 'Spark' of Creativity

One of the National Science Foundation's first new INSPIRE awards will look for ways to measure how creativity develops in groups.

April 23, 2012

Atom-Based Sensor Could Help Children's Brain Research

A new atom-based sensor could improve brain imaging studies of children.

November 14, 2011

Students Conduct Research In Bug-Based Neuroscience

A school-based neuroscience program teaches students through cyborg bugs.

October 21, 2011

Update: Support Builds for ARPA-Ed in ESEA Reauthorization

Outside support appears to be building for an Advanced Research Projects Agency-Education, or ARPA-Ed, modeled on a cutting-edge research group within the U.S. Department of Defense known as DARPA.

July 19, 2011

Dell Foundation Launches Tool to Connect Student Data

The Austin, Texas-based Michael and Susan Dell Foundation has released a new data standard, intended to help educators and researchers to use information from state and local data systems even before the systems have been aligned.

September 03, 2010

NCES Switches Out Adult Education Study

The National Center on Education Statistics has tabled its primary study of adult literacy in favor of a smaller, more targeted international assessment intended to gauge Americans' skills in a technologically advanced workplace.

May 07, 2009

Is the End Near for Teachers' Unions?

A couple of free-market revolutionaries, in a new book, predict that technology will transform schools, weaken teachers' unions, and upend the politics of schooling.


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