Longtime education writer and researcher Gerald W. Bracey died quietly at his home yesterday, according to his wife, Iris Bracey.
A new study in Psychological Science suggests that school violence is more likely in southern and western states with a deep-rooted "culture of honor."
A new report documents steady growth over the last school year in the number of nonprofit organizations hired to manage charters and other public schools.
The U.S. Department of Education's former research chief argues that, when it comes to "what works," good curricula is a better bet than the poliicies favored by the Obama administration.
A new study finds that a program that sends science teachers back to college to do laboratory research with scientists yields learning gains for their students.
A study published earlier this week suggests that dyslexia takes a different form in Chinese speakers.
As debate rages over differing findings from recent studies on charter schools, an Ohio study stirs new results into the mix.
The "Curriculum Matters" blog reports that three new research centers—two on mathematics and scaling up successful schools—are in the works at the federal Institute of Education Sciences.
The U.S. Office of Management and Budget announced plans for a governmentwide initiative aimed at encouraging federal agencies to build a better evidence base for their programs.
A pair of University of Texas researchers find that only half of the principals in the Lone Star state stay on the job more than three years.