A new report on Hispanic achievement gaps also highlights variation in how English language learners are included in the "nation's report card."
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April 11, 2011
The American Educational Research Association is calling for Congress to decouple education statistics and education research in the next reauthorization of the Institute of Education Sciences.
April 07, 2011
In a continuing push to clarify student data privacy rules for researchers and education officials alike, the Education Department today named its first chief privacy officer and proposed several changes to the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act
September 15, 2010
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September 03, 2010
The National Center on Education Statistics has tabled its primary study of adult literacy in favor of a smaller, more targeted international assessment intended to gauge Americans' skills in a technologically advanced workplace.
September 02, 2010
The National Board for Education Sciences has announced its next meeting, Sept. 29. Now it has to hope members will be confirmed in time to show up.
July 12, 2010
President Obama has named Jack Buckley as his choice for the long-empty post of commissioner of the National Center for Education Statistics.
May 28, 2009
The U.S. Education Department offers a buffet of education data in its latest Condition of Education report.