Students in poverty are less likely that others to have a growth mindset, but those who do can be more resilient to poverty's effects, a new study finds.
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More than 40 researchers and school officials signed onto a letter calling for the Education Department to use different measures for academic proficiency.
June 07, 2016
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May 23, 2016
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May 18, 2016
A Government Accountability Office report calls for the U.S. Education Department to dig into segregation issues among different types of schools.
May 13, 2016
The federal Education Department is opening competitions for the two highest-tiered grants for Investing in Innovation.
May 04, 2016
The U.S. Education Department's office for civil rights released 2015 data on complaints of discrimination in schools.
April 29, 2016
A massive new database that allows researchers to compare school districts across state lines has led to the unwelcome finding that racial achievement gaps exist in nearly every district in the country, and some well-off districts have the worst gaps.
April 29, 2016
A new trove of more than 215 million test scores from public school students is helping researchers compare student achievement nationwide.
April 08, 2016
This year's theme, spanning more than 2,500 research sessions, symposia, and roundtables, focuses on "Public Scholarship to Educate Diverse Democracies."