When education leaders look for "other indicators" of school quality, a national panel argues tracking equity could provide a clearer picture for school improvement.
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December 11, 2018
Decades after taking part in a remedial education program in Israeli high schools, the students who participated show surprising benefits, according to a new study.
November 27, 2018
Most teachers and principals understand and dread the constant churn of promising school improvements that sputter out practice. A new report looks at how altering the way schools approach innovation may help changes more effective long term.
November 05, 2018
A new study suggests high background noise in schools can significantly distract some students during testing time.
August 15, 2018
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.
June 05, 2018
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.
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.