High-poverty schools sent significantly fewer graduates to college in 2012 than higher-income schools, regardless of the schools' geographic location or racial makeup, according to a new study by the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center.
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August 23, 2013
Students in New York City's small high schools are more likely to graduate than other students, according to the latest in an ongoing longitudinal evaluation.
June 27, 2012
A San Diego study finds California's efforts to help students pass its high school exit exams come too late in students' academic careers.
May 16, 2012
Problems with data used by a national high school ranking report highlights the importance of managing and checking education information.
December 13, 2011
Online algebra classes can bridge the gap for rural students who are ready for advanced math but whose schools lack the resources for a formal class, according to the first federal longitudinal study of online algebra instruction.
September 29, 2011
Schools that successfully extend learning time to improve student achievement change their practice in eight critical ways, according to a new study by the National Center on Time and Learning.
July 11, 2011
A new research analysis suggests classroom social programs are most effective during the transitions into primary and high school.
May 25, 2011
The federal 2011 "Condition of Education" report shows socioeconomic gaps widening in how smoothly students make the transition from high school to higher education.
January 07, 2011
A top National Science Foundation official believes researchers should be doing more to help educators trying to align their curricula to the requirements of college and the workforce.
November 23, 2010
High-achieving schools can exacerbate the social cost to high-achieving students of color, according to a new study.