Mentoring young men of color with professional work experience can significantly boost their likelihood of graduating and going on to college, but the program is less effective for girls.
August 2017 Archives
Back in 2015, Education Week invited a researcher to look at the implicit biases of the education professionals using our site. The results are in.
In its third report on the 2015-16 National Teacher and Principal Survey, the National Center for Education Statistics shows U.S. high schools start on average at 7:59 a.m., nearly 20 minutes earlier than the average elementary schools.
With more districts and states seeking strong research on which to base school improvement, the Institute of Education Sciences is pushing for more studies to confirm intervention findings.
The bipartisan Commission on Evidence-Based Policy-making is set to release its final report in September, but researchers learned some of the highlights at the National Center for Education Statistics data forum this week.
A new Gallup poll finds parents prefer structured play and sports over free play, and may feel the need to "fill up" their children's time.