New federal guidance on using research to improve schools says district leaders and researchers alike have to think more about who benefits from an intervention and how.
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September 15, 2016
September 12, 2016
A new version of the federal research site allows users to find research related to specific school populations.
July 20, 2016
Segregation among students in public schools based on race has been a persistent and growing concern and, now, statistics show that income segregation may be growing as well.
July 18, 2016
More than 40 researchers and school officials signed onto a letter calling for the Education Department to use different measures for academic proficiency.
May 20, 2016
"Reshaping rural schools in the Northwest Region: Lessons from federal School Improvement Grant implementation" was written by Caitlin Scott and Nora Ostler at the Regional Education Laboratory At Education Northwest, and prepared for the Institute of Education Sciences.
May 13, 2016
The federal Education Department is opening competitions for the two highest-tiered grants for Investing in Innovation.
April 29, 2016
A massive new database that allows researchers to compare school districts across state lines has led to the unwelcome finding that racial achievement gaps exist in nearly every district in the country, and some well-off districts have the worst gaps.
March 22, 2016
The final evaluation of Reading Recovery's Investing in Innovation project finds benefits for 1st graders.
March 09, 2016
The latest in a series of studies finds students in schools that practice "deeper learning" approaches are more likely to graduate high school and enroll in four-year colleges.
February 10, 2016
A new international comparison offers lessons in how other countries are reducing the number of low-performing students in math, reading, and science.