Preschoolers should be active throughout the day to enhance growth and development, which older children and adolescents should do at least 60 minutes a day of various moderate-to-vigorous physical activity, according to broader, less rigid physical activity guidelines released this week by the Department of Health and Human Services.

School and district leaders may be overlooking small tweaks in their outreach that can yield huge increases in parent engagement and student achievement.

This blog post on sheltered English immersion included data from preliminary research that has not been publicly released and was therefore removed until it is completed and published. Here are other resources on the topic: Teaching English-Language Learners: What Does the Research Tell Us? Teaching America's English-Language Learners: A Special Report...

A new study suggests high background noise in schools can significantly distract some students during testing time.

A new study finds a typical student hunching under a backpack could put significantly more stress on their backs than the weight itself.

The Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness this morning launched a new tool to make evaluations of education programs more transparent for both researchers and education policymakers.

A long-running study of 377,000 students suggests that students at socioeconomically advantaged high schools tend to complete more schooling and earn higher incomes years later than those who chose academically selective schools.

While overall educational attainment is rising globally, students' educational success is still largely a function of their economic status growing up, according to a report released Tuesday by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development.

In its latest effort to make make education research more relevant to the classroom, the Institute of Education Sciences is working with the Jefferson Education Exchange to bring teachers to the table.

In an increasingly interconnected world, a new national report summarizes what decades of research tell us about how students' culture and connections shape how they learn.

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