A study finds that the achievement gap between the most and least wealthy students barely budged and scholars met last week to hash out some reasons why.
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April 10, 2019
February 21, 2019
While many districts have committed to hiring more diverse educators, federal data suggest the teaching force is slow to change.
October 04, 2018
Research presented at the International Mind, Brain, and Education Society suggests educators can learn more about how to target summer interventions by tracking students who keep pace over the summer.
June 25, 2018
A massive new research analysis finds that formal education remains "the most consistent, robust, and durable method yet to be identified for raising intelligence."
November 10, 2017
Gloria Ladson-Billings, one of the nation's preeminent researchers on culturally relevant teaching, on Friday became the new president of the National Academy of Education.
October 02, 2017
A new study raises questions about preschool's ability to narrow the achievement gap.
October 21, 2016
Adding figures of people to classic tests of spatial perception significantly closed gender gaps, a new study finds.
July 22, 2016
'Food deserts' have long been a concern. But what happens when poor young children have little access to "food for the mind"?
July 20, 2016
Segregation among students in public schools based on race has been a persistent and growing concern and, now, statistics show that income segregation may be growing as well.
April 29, 2016
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.