education research

The dark side of education research: widespread bias

Johns Hopkins study finds that insider research shows 70 percent more benefits to students than independent research

Learning while you earn in college

A new study finds that students are more successful when they get work-study jobs that are relevant to their career interests

Research scholars to air problems with using ‘grit’ at school

The author of the popular concept says it was never intended as a way to raise grades

“Stay out of my hair!”

Black students need the federal government to tell schools to leave their hair alone

social-emotional learning

A cheaper, quicker approach to social-emotional learning?

Harvard researcher to put her "kernels" to the scientific test in California

The classrooms for the Teach to One program include many teachers and students in a wall without rooms. Furniture is used to create nooks for small groups.

New study casts doubts on effectiveness of personalized learning program in New Jersey

Results highlight debate over how to measure what's working in the classroom when kids are learning different things

segregated schools

Measuring diversity without holding schools accountable won’t bring about integration

New York City takes the first step towards integrating schools


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student poverty

How a federal free meal program affected school poverty stats

Student poverty rate increased only 2 percentage points after schools adopted a new lunch program for all, a Missouri study finds

Denver teachers are next to take to the picket line

A bonus system cannot replace a higher base pay

A student completes a math problem at a West Virginia school.

If girls are bad at math, should we blame their mothers?

Economists calculate how sexism at home may be transmitted to daughters