The controversial new method of evaluating teachers and schools - called "value-added" - does not appear to affect property values, finds research by economists at Michigan State University and Cornell University.
Students, parents and teachers have long lamented the hours that kids spend taking standardized tests, especially since the introduction of the Common Core academic standards. But just how much time each year is it?
Activities outside the classroom - especially community engagement and sports - may help low-income, urban youth academically as they transition into middle school, according to a new study by NYU's Steinhardt School of Culture, ...
Negative stereotypes can work in subtle but powerful ways to sap confidence in the classroom. Girls and minorities may fear that a bad grade will confirm negative stereotypes about their intelligence, creating added stress ...
A summer job can help boost academic performance in the classroom, a Stanford researcher says.
No more sleeping in.
Slavery was abolished more than 150 years ago, but its effects are still felt today in K-12 education in the south, according to a new Rice University study, 'How the Legacy of Slavery and Racial Composition Shape Public ...
Want to make sure your child graduates from high school? Don't move.
Many recent, large-scale and international studies confirm that there are things outside of a child's natural intelligence that affect their academic performance.
Shortening the school week to four days has a positive impact on elementary school students' academic performance in mathematics, according to researchers at Georgia State University and Montana State University.