The college application process is riddled with uncertainty, and students in disadvantaged areas in particular may not have access to quality counseling or other resources to guide them. A recent study shows how a cheap policy change dramatically impacted the college decisions of disadvantaged students—and likely, their incomes.
Students who miss school intermittently suffer more than students who miss school due to mass disruptions like snow days, suggesting there are more negative effects from poor attendance than just missed instructional time.
How do high school students cope with high expectations? A look at academic stress levels in China.
A recent study finds that year-round elementary school calendars negatively impact maternal employment because it is more difficult for parents to secure child care.
America Education Research Association (AERA) reminds us that bullying often goes undetected by adults, and offers several fairly simple guidelines for administrators to consider in order to make schools safer.
A study of developing nations explores the relationship between water infrastructure, female employment, and school attendance for children.
A leading policy entrepreneur discusses teacher quality and the future of education reform
Pension plans change the labor market for principals and teachers.
Good teachers like to be around other good teachers.
Not all pay-for-performance schemes are created equal.