Preliminary results of a survey of California high school teachers suggest that poverty-related challenges lead students at low-income schools to receive half an hour less instructional time per day than their peers in higher-income schools.
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Research from the University of Minnesota suggests adolescents may perform better and experience fewer problems when school starts at 8:30 a.m. or later so students can get more sleep.
February 07, 2014
A new research review examines the academic impacts of a wide range of teenage behaviors, from television-watching to early sexual activity to playing sports, and finds that the effects are often mediated by a student's particular social milieu.
October 15, 2013
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.
August 26, 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 28, 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.