A National Science Foundation-backed report in the journal Science argues that children's natural learning style already reflects the scientific process educators will spend the next decade trying to instill in school-age students—if they can get an engaging environment to explore.
September 2012 Archives
Teacher strikes like Chicago's could become a lot more common nationwide if policymakers and administrators do not begin to make system changes needed to cope with the unprecedented aging of the American workforce.
The nation's public schools have experienced dramatic re-segregation over the past two decades, a trend that is "systematically linked to unequal educational opportunities" for minority students, according to a new report released Wednesday.
Too much mercury, which tuna may contain large amounts of, can lead to the impairment of cognitive thinking, memory, attention, language, and fine motor and visual spatial skills in children, whose brains are still developing.
States with big budget gaps and high-performing students received more stimulus money, a new federal report shows, but high-need districts within them got the most help.
With all the buzz over math anxiety, I wanted to pull together Education Week's coverage of the research, responses, and potential interventions to deal with students' (and teachers') math fears. [View the story "Which Comes First, Math Difficulty, or Math Anxiety?" on Storify]...
The U.S. Department of Education has disabled access to many full-text documents in its digital research library after officials discovered a security breach that made personal information for individuals associated with some of the published studies available on the site.
Ruth Curran Neild has been named the new commissioner of the National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance.
A University of Pennsylvania program is studying ways to increase the number of young black men embarking on education research careers.