The Trial Urban District Assessment of the Nation's Report Card expanded for 2017, by adding both new districts and a measure of all large school districts. While relatively few districts saw significant gains over 2015, urban districts as a whole seem to be gaining faster than the national average.
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April 10, 2018
April 10, 2018
Educators and policymakers dig into the Sunshine State's NAEP results.
March 23, 2018
After nearly four years, the U.S. Education Department's research agency is at last on the verge of getting a new permanent director.
March 22, 2018
While education research programs across several agencies have faced cuts and consolidations this year, Congress is expected to approve an omnibus spending bill that rejects cuts in favor of some modest increases to federal education research and data.
January 25, 2018
Advocates with knowledge of the plan say the Trump administration will propose consolidating the state longitudinal data system program, the Regional Educational Laboratory Program, and the Comprehensive Centers that help out states.
November 02, 2017
The House committee on government oversight voted Thursday to move forward with a bill to promote better use of federal data, research, and evaluations in making policy, following on recommendations from the bipartisan Commission for Evidence-Based Policymaking.
September 12, 2017
Relatively speaking, U.S. teachers earn 60 cents for every dollar earned by other professionals with similar education levels. And that's the widest teacher-pay gap for any country in the OECD.
June 28, 2017
The House education committee tried to restart the long-delayed updates of federal laws governing education research and student data privacy at a hearing Wednesday morning which showed the deep tension between districts' need for strong, fast research and parents' concerns about data security.
June 16, 2017
The U.S. Census Bureau has released new school finance data.
May 23, 2017
The Institute of Education Sciences escapes mostly unscathed in President Donald Trump's proposed budget for fiscal 2018, but education research in other agencies faces cuts.