Many districts still face the crunch of lower federal and state funding, finds new data from the National Center for Education Statistics.
January 2016 Archives
Income-related achievement gaps show different trajectories for poor students in rural, suburban, and urban communities.
Teachers are about as likely to recommend equally academically talented white and Hispanic students for gifted programs. For black students, it's another story.
ESSA may create an opportunity to find a more nuanced look at education programs' long-term effects.
To find an education program whose benefits last more than a year or two, researchers lay out a "trifecta" of skills to target.
K-12 science teachers haven't had the training to fully implement the Next-Generation Science Standards, and have little time or support to get it, finds a new study by the National Academies.
When promising education results fade, is it because the students faltered, or because their classmates caught up?
New federal research projects will probe how to prevent 'fade-out' of promising preschool results. But a wave of recent research suggests it will be a complicated problem to solve.
While teacher action research sometimes gets a bad rap among research purists, it is one of the ways Shanghai and other top-performing systems keep their educators growing professionally.
Phillip C. Schlechty, education researcher, speaker, and school-improvement advocate, died on Jan. 7.
Researchers need a bigger voice to turn findings into meaningful change in schools, scholars write.
Top academics isn't enough to get you into a top school if you are poor.
The modern kindergarten looks more like a 1st grade classroom in the late 1990s, finds a new study.
Middle and high school lunches made after federal school meal guidelines took effect had lower calories and higher levels of key nutrients.
How does the United States stand out in education among industrial countries when you take out the test scores?
From Robert Putnam's troubling look at children in poverty to promising supports from City Year, to the effects of Google on learning, here are the research stories that caught your eye in 2015.