Few to no female or minority students take the Advanced Placement test in computer science, according to a new analysis.
A new study finds that extracurricular activities have differing positive effects for rural boys compared to girls.
Reports of low college-completion rates may be giving up on college students too soon. New data released by the federal Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System suggest a significant portion of students complete college degrees and professional certificates in double the traditional time allotted for those programs.
The jury is still out on the early-education curriculum Tools of the Mind, but the program, which aims to improve young students' self control, has obviously caught the imagination of educators, and 2014 may bring a final ruling on its effectiveness.
Early hearing skills may be a better predictor of elementary reading and spelling performance than other cognitive skills like working memory, finds a new study in Child Development.
It may be better to get anxious students excited about an upcoming test than to try to calm them down, a new series of studies suggests.
A federal job forecast predicts a rise in apprentice programs, but warns low pay, low-education jobs may become the majority of new jobs in the next decade.
Students may start to understand multidigit numbers through preschool vocabulary, finds a study in Child Development.
The Coalition for Evidence-Based Policy has launched a project to identify low-cost study methods for education.
A new analysis looks at the wide array of education research projects conducted across federal agencies, and argues for better coordination.