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July 14, 2016
The National Board for Education Sciences will get a few more faces.
June 07, 2016
Just who is included in the massive new federal civil rights data collection on schools?
May 16, 2016
In spite of bipartisan support to reauthorize the federal education research law, don't expect a bill to pass soon.
May 05, 2016
Students see school as a safer place today than in prior years, according to new data from an annual federal report.
May 04, 2016
The U.S. Education Department's office for civil rights released 2015 data on complaints of discrimination in schools.
May 02, 2016
Rising preschool enrollment and falling dropout rates are helping to kick up the number of students in public 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.
January 27, 2016
Many districts still face the crunch of lower federal and state funding, finds new data from the National Center for Education Statistics.