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July 25, 2012
One of the National Science Foundation's first new INSPIRE awards will look for ways to measure how creativity develops in groups.
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 18, 2011
The National Center for Analysis of Longitudinal Data in Education, or CALDER, today merged with fellow nonprofit, the American Institutes for Research, leaving its previous home at the Urban Institute.
March 15, 2011
As Teach for America celebrates its 20-year anniversary, the group's federal expansion grant may provide an opportunity to prove its role in improving education in high-need communities.
December 28, 2010
Education research saw an influx of federal money this year, but scholars voice continuing frustration with translating research into practice.
November 09, 2010
A new crowdsourcing project hopes to design a better 5th-grade classroom.
August 19, 2010
An evaluation takes a sober, second look at the comprehensive, and controversial, school reforms San Diego tried out earlier this decade.
June 25, 2010
New findings suggest that math gains are lower in schools where lots of instructional innovation is going on.