November 2011 Archives

Guest post by Jaclyn Zubrzycki Jim Kohlmoos, president and CEO of the Knowledge Alliance and a former member of Clinton's Education Department, was named the new executive director of the National Association of State Boards of Education. His tenure will begin on February 2, 2012.

Politics K-12 sums up today's House hearing on education research

The House Education and Workforce Committee wraps up its first hearing on reauthorizing federal education research law.

A House education subcommittee will hold its first hearing on reauthorizing federal education research law on Wednesday.

A school-based neuroscience program teaches students through cyborg bugs.

The U.S. Census Bureau is releasing a new supplementary poverty measure that provides a more comprehensive picture of American families.

A new charter school study highlights some interesting ways research on controversial issues gets channeled in the blogo-news world.

The study involved 40 charter management organizations with 292 schools in 14 states, all of which were nonprofits that control at least four schools and had at least four schools open in the fall of 2007. It looked at how quickly these organizations are growing, who the schools serve, the resources they use, what influences their growth, and their effects' on student outcomes, among other issues.

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