A new study found improvements in combined math and language scores on the SATs for newly certified and newly hired teachers.
Cities are spending millions of dollars on early education for their neediest children; but in many places, those kids are not showing up.
The Holocaust Museum in Washington has organized a nontraditional exhibit for classroom instruction: the study of onlookers.
Although more high school girls are taking STEM classes – science, technology, engineering and math – their test results still lag behind those of boys.
Teachers, who spend every day with children, often interact with grieving students. Now there are resources.
Latinos represent the fastest growing group of students in the country’s public schools and a new report suggests they are making great strides in education.
The overall retention rate peaked in the 2004-05 school year and by 2009-10 it had fallen to almost half that.
Students in North Dakota may have to pass the US Citizenship test as a graduation requirement if proposed legislation passes in January.
A new report from the National Council on Teacher Quality looks at how teachers in the largest districts can maximize salaries. For most, it’s slowly.
Homelessness and other factors in a student’s environment are predictors of chronic absenteeism and low achievement.
Benjamin Waldman, identified as a junior at a prep school in a letter to the editor in Education Week, asks “When does technology become too prevalent in education?”
A new survey by the Afterschool Alliance chronicles how children spend the hours between 3 and 6pm – when they are largely unsupervised.
A new study from the Brookings Institution shows that character skills that improve performance can mean more to success than academic skills.
In the past 15 years, many large high schools have been broken up into smaller units – and the students’ performance has improved.
Students whose high school teachers had high expectations of them graduated from college much more often than those whose teachers had low expectations.