The Institute of Education Sciences, the Education Department's research agency, expects this spring to release its first in-depth report on the schools implementing turnaround under the School Improvement Fund, but participating schools should no longer expect "real-time" feedback on their strategies.
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February 08, 2011
February 01, 2011
A research partnership led by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching is using short, intense, micro-trials in real classrooms to tackle one of the thorniest problems in urban schooling: the recruitment and retention of great teachers.
January 25, 2011
Douglas Lynch, the vice dean at the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education and co-creator of the school's education business plan competition, who argued for a more "improvisational" approach to federal innovation research.
January 10, 2011
A long-awaited national study calls for a more comprehensive approach to identifying English-language learners when awarding federal grants.
January 07, 2011
A top National Science Foundation official believes researchers should be doing more to help educators trying to align their curricula to the requirements of college and the workforce.
December 30, 2010
In the waning hours of the 111th Congress, New Jersey Democratic Rep. Rush Holt introduced a bill to help educators translate research into usable classroom knowledge.
December 28, 2010
The Education Department has established 10 new regional advisory committees intended to help shape the future of federal comprehensive centers.
December 08, 2010
A new University of Iowa study published in this month's Psychological Science found that toddlers who play with similar but distinct objects learn words faster than students who play only with similar objects.
December 07, 2010
A new 25-year longitudinal study of America's top-performing students suggests students who from early and strong "doses" of both STEM courses and enrichment to become advanced scientists as adults.
November 11, 2010
New York City has set up cycles of reforms, research and renewal that could become the model for school systems nationwide, regardless of what people think of the specific initiatives of Children First.