The president's budget request offers a glimpse of some new federal studies in the works.
A first-of-a-kind study found that students who attended charter high schools were more likely to graduate and go on to college than their counterparts in traditional public schools.
A new paper from Consortium for Policy Research in Education suggests that, if teachers are going to make use of results from interim assessments, supports are needed.
Researchers take a tempered look at efforts in Mapleton, Colo., to replace the city's only high school with six to seven smaller ones.
The U.S. Department of Education's main research agency is seeking proposals for R&D centers, research, and training projects.
While educators are making progress in narrowing achievement gaps between students, "excellence gaps" are stagnating or growing for the most able learners.
An earlier entry on community colleges sparks some debate in the blogosphere and some new findings.
Researchers offer evidence to suggest that housing values rise in areas close to districts with good schools when states enact inter-district public school choice programs.
A quick glance at the Obama administration's 2011 budget request reveals some spending increases for research, development, and evaluation.