Coronavirus is spreading rapidly in pre- and post-trial correctional facilities across the United States, and the challenges of social distancing for students in regular districts are all massively compounded for students behind bars.


While most parents of K-12 students seem pleased with the communication and educational activities schools are providing during the COVID-19 shutdowns, some are still concerned about how prepared their children will be for the next school year, a University of Southern California survey finds.


Joan Baratz Snowden, president of the Education Study Center and veteran education policy researcher, died April 27 at her home in Washington, D.C.


Harvard economist and equity researcher Raj Chetty believes updating the organization and instruction of classic economics courses can improve students' understanding and engagement, particularly so for women and students of color.


New projections suggest learning loss related to these pandemic-related school closures would be worse than the typical academic backsliding students experience over the summer break.


A new study by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development finds key differences in how 89 countries are trying to support students in the face of disruptions from the novel coronavirus.


New federal data on school discipline show how disparities in student expulsions play out among high-minority and low-minority schools, regardless of districts' policies on the practice.


Turnover following Tennessee's statewide teacher evaluation program was higher among the least-effective teachers than the most-effective ones, but the benefits didn't extend to rural districts, new research finds.


While parents say they aren't seeing students doing much homework, a new survey finds, they are optimistic their schools will re-open by fall.


The nation's largest education research association calls off a virtual meeting that was intended to take the place of its long-running in-person conference.


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