New Census Bureau data show more young children are reading with their families and more older children are taking honors courses than were a decade ago.
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August 12, 2011
August 10, 2011
Studies of student progress on state and national tests highlight a disconnect in how policymakers judge programs' effectiveness.
July 06, 2011
A $50 million research project will evaluate whether students who attend summer programs can accumulate summer learning from year to year.
July 05, 2011
The Education Department Office of Civil Rights has released new data on opportunity gaps among students at 72,000 schools.
June 28, 2011
By as early as 2 years old, differences in a low-income child's home learning environment can make the difference between whether he or she will be considered ready for school or labeled at risk at the start of kindergarten two years later, according to a New York University study.
June 27, 2011
A forthcoming report suggests research on Asian and Pacific Islander students often does not reflect demographic differences within the group.
June 23, 2011
A new report on Hispanic achievement gaps also highlights variation in how English language learners are included in the "nation's report card."
May 26, 2011
The federal 2011 "Condition of Education" report shows socioeconomic gaps widening in how smoothly students make the transition from high school to higher education.
May 17, 2011
A new report finds American boys' college and workplace readiness is sinking.
May 16, 2011
Research from the American Institutes of Research and the HOPE Foundation suggest schools can adapt to changing student demographics by rapidly identifying and expanding successes in individual schools and classrooms.