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November 12, 2018

Do 'Sheltered' English Programs Nurture or Hinder English-Language Learners?

To get older English-learners proficient quickly, many high schools favor creating intensive "sheltered" versions of courses for them. But forthcoming research suggests such classes may delay rather than speed up students' mastery of English.

October 26, 2018

There's a Downside to Attending an Academically Selective School, Study Says

A long-running study of 377,000 students suggests that students at socioeconomically advantaged high schools tend to complete more schooling and earn higher incomes years later than those who chose academically selective schools.

October 23, 2018

OECD: How Economics Still Shapes Students' Educational Paths

While overall educational attainment is rising globally, students' educational success is still largely a function of their economic status growing up, according to a report released Tuesday by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development.

October 04, 2018

Finding Out How to Stop Summer Learning Loss

Research presented at the International Mind, Brain, and Education Society suggests educators can learn more about how to target summer interventions by tracking students who keep pace over the summer.

August 15, 2018

Strategy, Culture Keys to Closing Achievement Gaps in Diverse, Middle-Income Schools

More than half of black and Latino students attend high- or middle-income schools, and they tend to achieve better than their peers in high-poverty schools, but still below their white peers. School culture may help close the gap, a new report suggests.

July 17, 2018

Summer Learning Gaps Worsen in Higher Grades, Just Not the Way You Think

By the end of middle school, students may lose a third to half of what they learn during the year to the so-called "summer slide." But the real gaps may not come from where you think.

July 16, 2018

Ed. Dept. Launches National School Choice Research Center in New Orleans

Researchers who studied controversial school choice initiatives in the Big Easy have been tapped to launch a research center and massive database on school choice.

June 25, 2018

Higher Ed Researcher Matthew Soldner to Lead Evaluations at IES

Matthew Soldner will step in as commissioner of the National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance.

June 13, 2018

Why Do Some of the Nation's Wealthiest Districts Have the Worst Gender Gaps in Math and Reading?

Nationwide, boys score better than girls on math tests, and girls outperform boys in reading. But those gender gaps aren't universal; in fact, a new Stanford University study suggests the size and the direction of these gaps vary from one school district to another.

June 07, 2018

The Link Between Schooling and Vision Problems: New Evidence

With half of the world's adults expected to be nearsighted by 2050, a new genetic study links schooling to earlier vision problems.

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