Growth mindset guru Carol Dweck says teachers and parents often use her research incorrectly

Praise strategies and results, not effort alone, she says

Mining online data on struggling readers who catch up

A tiny difference in daily reading habits is associated with giant improvements

Is it time to update NAEP?

Common Core classrooms shift away from what the nation's report card measures

How can cities’ NAEP report cards be OK, when students are doing worse?

Gentrification in U.S. cities masks big declines in math

College graduation may be partly determined by your genes, genome study of siblings finds

But researchers find that nurture is stronger and can override nature

Schools exacerbate the growing achievement gap between rich and poor, a 33-country study finds

Rich kids get steered into more demanding math classes while poor kids get less challenging content

Can physics be taught like soccer?

Putting Anders Ericsson's "deliberative practice" to an online test


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Rival preschool studies from Tennessee and Miami shed light on fleeting benefits of early childhood education

Two large studies reach contradictory conclusions on "preschool fadeout"

Black math scores lag the most in segregated schools

But study finds greatest black-white achievement gaps inside the typical school, not between black and white schools

Lower test scores for students who use computers often in school, 31-country study finds

In top-performing nations, teachers, not students, use technology