The postponement of the National Assessment of Education Progress trend study has raised red flags for some researchers looking for a constant student learning measure in an era of changing assessments.
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Why don't more homeless and foster students get through college? Financial aid rules hurt, rather than help, vulnerable students get a fresh start, finds a new federal report.
May 16, 2016
In spite of bipartisan support to reauthorize the federal education research law, don't expect a bill to pass soon.
May 13, 2016
The federal Education Department is opening competitions for the two highest-tiered grants for Investing in Innovation.
May 04, 2016
The U.S. Education Department's office for civil rights released 2015 data on complaints of discrimination in schools.
March 31, 2016
A newly created Evidence-Based Policymaking Commission will look for ways to protect student data while providing better structure to study federal programs.
March 24, 2016
A House committee hearing this week tackled thorny issues in the next iteration of the federal Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act.
March 24, 2016
Many of the smaller Investing in Innovation grants did not find significant benefits, often from design or implementation problems. But administrators said they still learned a lot from the process.
March 16, 2016
A new American Enterprise Institute report argues the federal What Works Clearinghouse should give policymakers different sorts of information to judge curricula.
March 15, 2016
A two-year Investing in Innovation project study finds National Writing Project teachers improved their instructional practices, with direct benefits for students' writing.