There are very few school districts that aren’t feeling the effect of the recession. It’s meant layoffs, cutbacks in services and program cuts. Though nearly $100 billion for education in the federal stimulus package will help school districts staunch the bleeding, it may only be a temporary fix. (Photo: San Francisco Chronicle)
Chicago Tribune reporters discover chronic truancy and absenteeism can begin as early as kindergarten for students in the city's public schools.
A review of HBO's "The Big Picture: Rethinking Dyslexia"
Substantial evidence shows that students who do not read proficiently by the end of third grade face an uphill struggle for the rest of their education. Should students who do not meet that benchmark be promoted to fourth grade along with their peers, or should they be retained?
The study measures how nonprofit charter school management organizations (CMOs) affect student achievement.
A comprehensive collection of data and reports that focus on K-12, along with an extensive list of experts in the field.
The report argues that the forcible teacher reassignment is not a part of the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act.
The study suggests that schools can exert influence over students’ eating and exercise habits and help obese students get healthier.
The brief reviews current state practices to support children's school readiness and suggests additional policy considerations.
According to the study, summer learning loss is a major contributor to the achievement gap between low-income and high-income youth
The report finds that over 80 percent of fourth-graders from low-income families fail to reach proficient reading levels.
A series of studies finds that young Latino children show strong classroom skills, despite many growing up in poverty.
Why Title IX's impact extends beyond athletics.
The study finds that targeted college campus violence is up sharply over the last two decades.
The brief examines reform proposals in the Obama administration’s FY 2011 budget.
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