A new paper by Nobel Prize-winning economist James J. Heckman challenges estimates showing a high public payoff for preschool.
The National Board for Education Sciences, at its meeting yesterday, said proposed rules for the federal Investing in Innovation Fund ought to give more weight to randomized experiments.
A pair of university-based education policy centers posthumously publish the last annual "Bracey Report on the Condition of Public Education."
A study published this month offers new advice on the optimal time for closing schools when a flu outbreak strikes.
An innovative study of teachers in India shows how discrimination toward students from low social castes plays out in teachers' test-grading practices.
A three-year experiment in Texas with teacher-designed incentive-pay programs failed to translate to student achievement gains, according to a new study.
Researchers Stephen J. Ceci and Wendy M. Williams, the authors of The Mathematics of Sex, discuss why men outnumber women at the top in math and mathematically intensive sciences in an EdWeek Web chat today.
A school reformer has developed an analytic tool to help superintendents decided whether to shut down or transform their lowest-performing schools.
A new survey shows that kids who cheat in high school are more likely than non-cheaters to lie to their spouses, bosses, and employees when they become adults.
States are ignoring privacy protections while building data warehouses, a new study says.