Data and research

In charter-school oversight, as in foreign affairs: Trust, but verify

Will Betsy DeVos expand access to charters and private schools, shifting public money to private and quasi-private sectors?

Can children learn from a “mixed-reality” game?

Two Forest Grove Elementary School students show off their block structures for Nesra Yannier to photograph during an experiment. Photo: Jill Barshay PITTSBURGH — At Forest…

Nearly half of education-vendor websites tested had security problems, audit reveals

Schools need to test encryption on sites teachers and students use

A shocking number of young people can’t separate fact from fiction online

Stanford education researchers share their discouraging research

Must a classroom be high-tech to make personalized learning work?

How a district in Arizona is using “little data” to personalize learning

University bureaucracies grew 15 percent during the recession, even as budgets were cut and tuition increased

But numbers also show some are centralizing services, which could save money