On the heels of a troubling "report card" on reading and math skills among U.S. students, a global test of adult skills suggests older generations may echo those problems.
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November 19, 2019
October 30, 2019
"Over the past decade, there has been no progress in either mathematics or reading performance, and the lowest-performing students are doing worse," Peggy Carr, the associate commissioner of the National Center for Education Statistics, said of the latest national assessment results.
September 10, 2019
U.S. teachers and their students alike spend significantly more time at school than their peers internationally, according to the latest Education at a Glance compendium by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development.
July 10, 2019
How likely are those who consider teaching to actually make it into the classroom? New federal data highlight a leaky pipeline for would-be teachers in college.
June 27, 2019
New federal data provides a new portrait of private schools in the United States.
May 23, 2019
Public schools could see another 800,000 students in the next decade, according to the federal Education Department's statistical arm's latest projections. But just how many more may depend on how district leaders look at it.
March 27, 2019
The Institute of Education Sciences has proposed new research priorities.
March 20, 2019
It's been years since the Institute of Education Sciences had formal research priorities approved or reported on its work to Congress, and lawmakers are getting impatient.
November 27, 2018
Teachers Want Education Research. The Feds Spend Millions on It. So Why Can't It Get to the Classroom?
Early results of a federal listening tour on teachers' research priorities highlight both urgent needs for new studies and better outreach on existing ones.
July 01, 2018
Mark Schneider, the new director of the Institute of Education Sciences, is pushing for new directions in the Education Department's research agency: more research on higher education and long-term achievement, and more practical results for educators.