Rise and Shine

How school start times affect academic performance

A Life Lesson In Civics

How Democracy Prep Charter Schools Boost Student Voting

Do Smarter Teachers Make Smarter Students?

International evidence on teacher cognitive skills and student performance

The Right Way to Capture College “Opportunity”

Popular Measures Can Paint the Wrong Picture of Low-Income Student Enrollment

The Benefits of Borrowing

Evidence on student loan debt and community college attainment

The Full Measure of a Teacher

Using value-added to assess effects on student behavior

Taking Teacher Coaching To Scale

Can Personalized Training Become Standard Practice?

Who Goes to Private School?

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.

EdStat: 53 Percent of the Higher-Education Spending Decline is Explained by Public-Welfare Spending

Doug Webber looks at state spending decisions to determine the relationship between higher-education funding declines and increases in other categories.

An Elite Grad-School Degree Goes Online

Can Georgia Tech’s virtual master’s increase access to education?

Charters and the Common Good

The spillover effects of charter schools in New York City

The Schoolhouse Network

How school buildings affect teacher collaboration

(Re)Searching for a School

How Choice Drives Parents to Become More Informed

The Power of Teacher Expectations

How racial bias hinders student attainment

Should Professors Ban Laptops?

How classroom computer use affects student learning

A Lasting Impact

High-stakes teacher evaluations drive student success in Washington, D.C

Measuring Up

Assessing instructor effectiveness in higher education

Boosting Hispanic College Completion

Does high-school recruiting help more students graduate?

Reforming Remediation

College students mainstreamed into statistics are more likely to succeed

Teacher Race and School Discipline

Are students suspended less often when they have a teacher of the same race?

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