It's well established that a mother's postpartum depression can have lasting effects on her children's academic and social growth, and a new study suggests a decline in a father's mental health can cause similar problems for his children.
Nationally, urban charter schools are significantly outperforming their district counterparts in both reading and mathematics, according to a new study from the Center for Research on Education Outcomes at Stanford University, or CREDO.
While better working memory, attention, and control are associated with higher academic achievement, so far there's no evidence that improving executive function causes a greater boost in academics than could be explained by other factors, according to a new analysis in the Review of Educational Research.
More girls are taking high school courses in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, but their science and mathematics test results still lag behind those of boys, according to a new analysis.
Schools with a large enough special education population to require reporting on that subgroup's performance were more likely than those with smaller special education populations to move students from self-contained to general education classrooms.
Only about half the nation's rural school districts have students enrolled in college-level Advanced Placement courses, and those students have lower AP success rates than their nonrural peers, according to a report.