The value of vocational education in U.S. high schools
First national analysis reveals a modest impact, depending on where you look
How school start times affect academic performance
How Democracy Prep Charter Schools Boost Student Voting
International evidence on teacher cognitive skills and student performance
Popular Measures Can Paint the Wrong Picture of Low-Income Student Enrollment
Evidence on student loan debt and community college attainment
Using value-added to assess effects on student behavior
Can Personalized Training Become Standard Practice?
Long-term enrollment trends by family income
EdStat: For Teachers Who Report that Covering Housing Costs is Very Difficult, the Chronic Absenteeism Rate is Nine Percentage Points Higher
Long commutes combine with rising rents to create economic anxiety.
EdStat: Four of the 5 States with F Grades in 2009 Achieved a C+ or Higher for Their Proficiency Standards in 2017
Researchers at Education Next have graded state proficiency standards on an A–F scale since 2005.
EdStat: 69 Percent of Americans Support Laws Allowing States to Take Control of Local Districts Where Academic Performance Has Been Low for Several Years
Teachers are less favorable toward these laws but nevertheless lean toward support.
EdStat: In 2017, Only 9 Percentage Points Separated the Proficiency Results on the Average State Test from the NAEP Results for That State
In 2005, 35 percentage points separated these two results.
EdStat: The Differences between Teacher-Preparation Programs are Negligible When It Comes to Teacher Quality, Amounting to No More Than 3 Percent of the Average Test-Score Gap between Students from Low-Income Families and their More Affluent Peers
If policymakers want to hold preparation programs accountable for the quality of their graduates, there may be better ways to do it.
Doug Webber looks at state spending decisions to determine the relationship between higher-education funding declines and increases in other categories.
Can Georgia Tech’s virtual master’s increase access to education?
The spillover effects of charter schools in New York City
How school buildings affect teacher collaboration
How Choice Drives Parents to Become More Informed
How racial bias hinders student attainment
How classroom computer use affects student learning
High-stakes teacher evaluations drive student success in Washington, D.C
Assessing instructor effectiveness in higher education
Does high-school recruiting help more students graduate?