As the White House pushes new initiatives to combat school absenteeism, what does the research say about who misses class and why?
February 2016 Archives
Team-based science will require new skills of students that aren't always taught in typical U.S. science classes, say experts at the American Association for the Advancement of Science meeting.
Concentrating high-risk students in the same school can increase the development of juvenile crime networks, a new study finds.
What do math anxiety, art class, and homework loads tell us about who is likely to struggle the most on international benchmarking tests?
A new international comparison offers lessons in how other countries are reducing the number of low-performing students in math, reading, and science.
The new standards in many states have driven instructional changes, but not all have been associated with better student achievement, finds a new study.
High housing costs and confusion over subsidized care helps drive preschool enrollment gaps in Silicon Valley, a new study finds.
Mean girls and demeaning boys on teen shows are linked to later real-life social aggression in teenagers, a new study finds.
The U.S. Education Department's research agency is prioritizing research alliances for the next round of regional educational labs.
Parents may not recognize the line between helping kids with homework and hovering.
Buried within the venerable, 700-page report is the finding that teacher quality seems to bear more of a relationship to student progress than school facilities or curriculum, especially for underserved children. So why hasn't that finding gone anywhere?
Adding a parenting review to regular pediatric check-ups may boost parents' mood and toddlers behavior and attention, a new study finds.