The nation's high school seniors are slipping in math and failing to make progress in reading, with just one-third of the 12th graders ready for the academic challenges of college.
A new study suggests that charter school students are more likely to do well at college and earn significantly more than their counterparts at other schools.
Teaching is more than just assembling a series of best practices that are expected to lead students to perfect standardized test scores.
(HealthDay)—While the debate over the value of standardized testing continues, new research suggests that educators should also consider the timing of these tests.
The efforts to put pressure on Texas schools during the 1990s to raise test scores improved some students' life chances and but hindered those of others. According to a new study that probed students' long-term outcomes, ...
New study shows how components of teaching predict adolescent outcomes beyond standardized test scores
A new study from the Achievement Gap Initiative at Harvard University suggests some ways of balancing the nation's emphasis on standardized test scores with other measurable learning outcomes. The study is entitled The Influence ...
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.
No more sleeping in.
Just because more men pursue careers in science and engineering does not mean they are actually better at math than women are. The difference is that men think they are much better at math than they really are. Women, on ...
Many recent, large-scale and international studies confirm that there are things outside of a child's natural intelligence that affect their academic performance.