Education Secretary Arne Duncan challenged critics of testing at the AERA meeting in San Francisco.
April 2013 Archives
Protests are starting as Education Secretary Arne Duncan prepares to speak at the American Educational Research Association meeting in San Francisco.
New research presented Sunday at the American Educational Research Association meeting here suggests students' confidence in their own social skills and the emotional support in their classroom can change the way they ask for help.
Amid the more than 14,500 researchers and educators at the American Educational Research Association conference, a more nuanced view of school leadership is coming into focus.
Students in high-performing schools have more and deeper opportunities to learn science than those in struggling schools, according to a recent Massachusetts course audit released by the Rennie Center.
High school teachers think their students are ready for college, but college professors disagree, in a new study by ACT, Inc.
School districts should differentiate parent involvement based on different groups' needs and styles of engaging, a new report says.
Talent and strong high school achievement can propel young black men to college, but a new study finds their grit— the determination and ability to handle setbacks—is nearly as critical to their success.
Educational neuroscience research may not be reliable, according to a new analysis.
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's move to base school funding on student needs has made some progress in providing more equitable support, a new study finds, but a complicated transition and overall budget cuts mean more than nine out of 10 schools still don't receive appropriate support based on the needs of their students.
Homeless students are among the most vulnerable children an educator will encounter, but a new report highlights ways teachers can identify and nurture these students' academic and emotional resilience.
Teachers who use hand gestures can help students learn abstract concepts, a new study finds.