Rising preschool enrollment and falling dropout rates are helping to kick up the number of students in public schools.
A massive new database that allows researchers to compare school districts across state lines has led to the unwelcome finding that racial achievement gaps exist in nearly every district in the country, and some well-off districts have the worst gaps.
A new trove of more than 215 million test scores from public school students is helping researchers compare student achievement nationwide.
States have met the Data Quality Campaign's checklists for data system structure and policies, but how will they make that information useful?
A science curriculum using toy cars helped engage girls and special education students in physics learning, finds a study presented at AERA.
So-called "summer melt" is long studied in the academic world, but students' social and emotional development may also regress when they are not in school, according to new findings presented at the American Educational Research Association meeting here.
A little more than half of states require teachers to learn about student mental health and classroom management, and many teachers feel unprepared to support students facing mental health struggles in class, finds new research.
High school students who an Algebra I make-up course online fared worse than those who took the credit recovery course in person, but in the long term neither group became more likely to move on to advanced math courses.
This year's theme, spanning more than 2,500 research sessions, symposia, and roundtables, focuses on "Public Scholarship to Educate Diverse Democracies."
A newly created Evidence-Based Policymaking Commission will look for ways to protect student data while providing better structure to study federal programs.