The percentage of U.S. teachers who miss more than 10 days of class per year is up in the most recent federal data, according to a new Education Week analysis.
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April 16, 2018
The vast majority of schools that receive federal money for students in poverty use it schoolwide, but many have not taken advantage of flexibility to innovate with the grants.
March 16, 2018
"It's a shift in perspective from a focus on the curriculum and individual teachers to focusing on the collective work of the school," says an author of a new longitudinal research analysis.
March 13, 2018
For teachers, administrators, and policymakers trying to figure out how to improve student learning under the Every Student Succeeds Act, understanding the good-enough evidence can be more important that finding the best silver bullet.
January 05, 2018
Teachers and principals didn't seek out more professional development after receiving feedback, but the feedback did seem to improve trust and instructional practice.
December 13, 2017
A national school accreditor looks at what makes the difference when schools try to implement their improvement plans.
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.