Student Well-Being From Our Research Center How Much Time Should Schools Spend on Social-Emotional Learning?
District leaders and experts say what’s most important is integrating SEL skills into all academic subjects.
School & District Management Why Schools See Extra Time as the Solution to Making Up for Lost Instruction
Districts are combating pandemic learning disruptions by adding instructional time. Atlanta is among the few to extend the school day.
Student Achievement Longer COVID-Related School Closures Could Hurt Students' Future Earnings
Students who experienced the longest school closures will face lower future earnings and are less likely to go to college, a new study says.
Mathematics What the Research Says Doubling Down on Algebra Can Pay Off in College, But Who Your Peers Are Matters, Too
A new study links taking extra-long algebra classes in early high school to a higher likelihood of earning a college degree years later.
Student Achievement New Data on the Ways Full-Time Remote Learners Lost Out
A new report by the RAND Corp. shows that students who were in fully remote schools had less instructional time and worse outcomes.
Teaching & Learning What the Research Says How Much Real Learning Time Are Students Losing During the Pandemic?
Students have gotten less direct instruction during the pandemic, finds a new study, and home learning activities aren't making up the gap.
Teaching How Unexpected Interruptions Hurt Student Learning
Intrusions curb the flow of even the most well-planned lessons. It's time schools rethink the procedures that undermine student engagement.
Teaching Q&A A Silicon Valley Entrepreneur Takes on the Master Schedule
A school’s master schedule can take months to build and can contribute to education inequities. Adam Pisoni wants to change all of that.
Early Childhood New Head Start Rules Aim to Balance Flexibility, Oversight
Many of the revisions reflect an evolving knowledge of how young children learn, as well as the changing landscape in the field of early education.
Special Education Longer Day, Year Required for Many Head Start Programs
Final performance standards are aimed at raising professional-development requirements and educational standards for the federal preschool program, while cutting the red tape.
School & District Management Teens Need More Sleep, But Districts Struggle to Shift Start Times
Transportation costs and family schedules are among the factors that make changing school start times tough for educators.
Families & the Community Proposal to Boost Head Start Hours, Year Draws Concern
Some providers warn they would have to drop children from the federal early-education program because of a lack of facilities or teachers.