A national school accreditor looks at what makes the difference when schools try to implement their improvement plans.
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December 13, 2017
November 12, 2017
The findings are likely to add to the debate over single-sex education, as districts experiment with single-sex classes and schools.
November 09, 2017
Stanford University research shows Windy City schools show "striking" learning gains.
November 06, 2017
Training support for a new school improvement program often dries up after teachers get the basics down, but one program is studying how to keep teachers involved after the novelty wears off.
November 02, 2017
The House committee on government oversight voted Thursday to move forward with a bill to promote better use of federal data, research, and evaluations in making policy, following on recommendations from the bipartisan Commission for Evidence-Based Policymaking.
October 16, 2017
Seven years after a massive infusion of cash to reform Newark, N.J., schools, students have grown in reading achievement. But much of that growth came from shifting student enrollment, not improving schools overall, a new study suggests.
August 10, 2017
With more districts and states seeking strong research on which to base school improvement, the Institute of Education Sciences is pushing for more studies to confirm intervention findings.
July 30, 2017
The U.S. Education Department hopes to get more states, districts, and researchers thinking about evidence use more deeply with new rules to apply standards of research evidence for school improvement and other projects under the Every Student Succeeds Act.
June 08, 2017
A new analysis argues that researchers should explore more small-scale interventions that yield a substantial bang for the buck.
May 02, 2017
As states and districts work to implement the Every Student Succeeds Act, six California districts who received federal waivers under the Obama administration are getting the first hints of how more holistic accountability systems might work.