Young people's educational trajectory has become less tied to how far their parents went in school, according to a new study, but students in the South have not seen as much progress in educational mobility.
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October 23, 2018
While overall educational attainment is rising globally, students' educational success is still largely a function of their economic status growing up, according to a report released Tuesday by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development.
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.
August 15, 2018
More than half of black and Latino students attend high- or middle-income schools, and they tend to achieve better than their peers in high-poverty schools, but still below their white peers. School culture may help close the gap, a new report suggests.
July 17, 2018
By the end of middle school, students may lose a third to half of what they learn during the year to the so-called "summer slide." But the real gaps may not come from where you think.
July 16, 2018
Researchers who studied controversial school choice initiatives in the Big Easy have been tapped to launch a research center and massive database on school choice.
June 25, 2018
Matthew Soldner will step in as commissioner of the National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance.
June 13, 2018
Nationwide, boys score better than girls on math tests, and girls outperform boys in reading. But those gender gaps aren't universal; in fact, a new Stanford University study suggests the size and the direction of these gaps vary from one school district to another.
June 07, 2018
With half of the world's adults expected to be nearsighted by 2050, a new genetic study links schooling to earlier vision problems.