Adding math talk to story time at home is a winning equation for children's math achievement, according to new research from the University of Chicago.
Education Minister Christopher Pyne has been committed to making public schools in Australia independent, saying the more control a principal has over a school the better that school performs. While more school autonomy has ...
Before the new school year begins, here's a pop quiz for parents of middle-school children: What do you do when your child brings home a bad report card?
If the thought of a math test makes you break out in a cold sweat, Mom or Dad may be partly to blame, according to new research from the University of Chicago.
Many recent, large-scale and international studies confirm that there are things outside of a child's natural intelligence that affect their academic performance.
The achievement gap between white children and those of color in our nation's schools has profound repercussions for families and communities. But consider as well what it means to us collectively:
15-year-old boys are more likely than girls of the same age to be low achievers" said a recent OECD report. This is yet more evidence of a long term, worldwide trend of some boys falling behind at school.
New York City's eighth graders are anxiously waiting to find out which high school they'll be attending in the fall. Six percent of students will end up at one of the city's eight specialized high schools, known for their ...
Australia's higher education system appeared to level the playing field in terms of academic achievement for students, regardless of their socio-economic status (SES) background, according to a new study.
Teachers in high-poverty schools are more likely than their peers in low-poverty schools to report more time lost for academic instruction due to poor access to libraries, technology and qualified substitute teachers, a new ...