A recent report from the Education Commission of the States takes a look at how four states are innovatively or effectively tackling the various achievement gaps among students.
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January 27, 2015
January 23, 2015
Summer learning programs offer year-round benefits for teachers and students.
December 30, 2014
The United States wastes $21 billion dollars a year making up for summer learning loss, according to an analysis of scores of studies by ReadyNation, a nonprofit working to strengthen the workforce by pushing policymakers to fund expanded learning programs.
December 04, 2014
Education, employment, and other life experiences for young adults have changed since 1980, but in very different ways in different parts of the country, new Census data show.
November 12, 2014
A new study takes a second look at the Tools of the Mind early-childhood curriculum, finding benefits for older students.
October 03, 2014
Kentucky has released scores from last year's reading and math assessments aligned to the Common Core State Standards. Scores largely increased, but significant achievement gaps remain.
October 02, 2014
A 2010 survey by Scholastic offered hints into the worries about online and digital reading now being raised by researchers.
September 30, 2014
University of Connecticut researchers say a new study points to significant income-based gaps in how students read and comprehend material on the Internet.
September 24, 2014
A new analysis from Child Trends Hispanic Institute shows promising progress for Hispanic children in early-childhood participation, math proficiency rates, and high school graduation.
September 11, 2014
It is in the interest of some potential students and their families that we begin to advocate in earnest for an enriched pre-school experience.