A massive new study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention finds that helping students feel connected at school and at home pays off in better mental health and fewer risky behaviors like drug use and promiscuity, even decades later.
When education leaders look for "other indicators" of school quality, a national panel argues tracking equity could provide a clearer picture for school improvement.
A new analysis questions landmark studies on summer learning loss and its effects on school achievement gaps.
Researchers are using art installations at bus stops to spur impromptu science and math lessons for students and parents.
New research describes how a teacher's classroom approach can shape whether their students believe their academic skills are fixed at birth or they can grow them through practice and experience.
Public schools could see another 800,000 students in the next decade, according to the federal Education Department's statistical arm's latest projections. But just how many more may depend on how district leaders look at it.
Students from poor families are more likely than wealthier students to opt for a short-term degree, delay college, or leave without a diploma, federal statistics show.
A new report by the National Academies of Science suggests supports or inequities in adolescence are particularly likely to "get under the skin" of teenagers.
Money Over Shakespeare: Study Shows How Childhood Socioeconomic Status Determines Wealth in Adulthood
Affluent children with low test scores have a 71 percent chance of becoming affluent adults, the study finds, while high-scoring poor children have just a 31 percent of chance of growing up to attain wealth.
More than 50 years after research began on the Perry Preschool program, the ongoing study finds that the benefits are crossing generations. Can preschool break the poverty cycle?