A British study finds that children as young as 2 can identify grammar and complex sentence structure.
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August 25, 2011
August 23, 2011
After a more than two-year search, the Institute of Education Sciences has finally named Deborah L. Speece as commissioner of the National Center for Special Education Research.
August 18, 2011
A new Harvard study of international and domestic tests shows different facets of American students' global competitiveness.
August 10, 2011
Studies of student progress on state and national tests highlight a disconnect in how policymakers judge programs' effectiveness.
August 10, 2011
Researchers plan ways to integrate their work in rapidly changing education environments.
August 05, 2011
Federal school improvement grants are generating a potential goldmine for researchers, with hundreds of schools producing in-depth data about their students, teachers, and the ways they are trying to improve. Yet some officials worry that some researchers are taking the wrong approach to getting that data.
August 04, 2011
States explore ways to make additional learning time more meaningful.
July 29, 2011
New federal grants and civil rights requirements have led states and districts to generate an unprecedented flood of data on students from preschool through college, and states are working to help districts make sense of it.
July 26, 2011
A new Israeli study finds older and adult students can learn new language rules faster and more accurately than young students.
July 22, 2011
The National Center for Education Statistics' annual National Forum on Education Statistics and NCES Data Conference begins next week, and Inside School Research will be live-Tweeting the event. While STATS-D.C. is always geared to the technical side, this year explosion of new sessions on using state longitudinal data systems and the piles of new data coming in from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.