Half century of testing shows persistent divide between haves and have-nots
States that boost student achievement could reap large economic gains
Family structure matters more for U.S. students
It’s not just about kids in poor neighborhoods
International and state trends in student achievement
The latest on each state’s international standing
Countries with performance pay for teachers score higher on PISA tests
Which countries—and states—are producing high-achieving students?
Higher private school share boosts national test scores
It’s not just going to school, but learning something while there that matters
International evidence on the importance of education policy
Does reducing class size work?
In a knowledge-based economy, early employment gains with vocational training may lead to later problems when specific skills become obsolete and workers lack the ability to adjust to a changed economic environment.
A new report examines the economic impact of meeting a goal of bringing all children up to a level of basic skills.