A new research analysis suggests classroom social programs are most effective during the transitions into primary and high school.
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July 11, 2011
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.
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.
November 24, 2010
High-achieving schools can exacerbate the social cost to high-achieving students of color, according to a new study.
October 28, 2010
As states and districts prepare to report new common longitudinal graduation rates this year, national graduation rate researchers argue educators should go beyond the basic data.
September 15, 2010
The Common Data Standards Initiative's Technical Working Group has released its first version of voluntary common data standards, intended to make it easier to compare and exchange information across districts and states.
September 09, 2010
A new federal study suggests an extra reading class instead of a regular elective can boost reading comprehension for students who enter freshman year reading several grade levels behind.
August 19, 2010
An evaluation takes a sober, second look at the comprehensive, and controversial, school reforms San Diego tried out earlier this decade.
December 02, 2009
The current issue of the Journal of Education for Students Placed at Risk offers interesting evaluations of the Superkids reading program and Baltimore's high school improvement efforts.
September 16, 2009
A new federal practice guide offers research-based recommendations on what high schools can do to help students navigate the path to college, but the research is surprisingly thin.