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.
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Only 8 percent of all schools closed were replaced with new schools that served the same grades, finds a new Urban Institute study.
March 24, 2017
Researchers are focusing on the wrong gaps to improve schools, argues an American Educational Research Association lecturer.
March 07, 2017
The University of Virginia is launching a database to connect researchers and educators.
January 19, 2017
A new evaluation of the federal Investing in Innovation program showed it helped new interventions build evidence of effectiveness, but also highlighted how much local education groups need support.
January 19, 2017
The Institute of Education Sciences released its final evaluation of the School Improvement Grants program, which Congress killed last year.
November 09, 2016
The U.S. Education Department announced the last round of Investing in Innovation grants under the Obama administration, which created the intervention research grants.
October 03, 2016
Keeping low-income, struggling schools up-to-date with textbooks can give a boost to reading and math performance.
September 20, 2016
"What's the only thing worse than being the new kid in 8th grade? Being the new kid in 6th grade." It's not a joke; it's the latest research on how school grade structure affects students.
September 19, 2016
Cleveland is ahead of the curve with regard to the Every Student Succeeds Act's new evidence requirements and its newly released guidance on how to apply research to school improvement.