2022 Education Next survey reveals growing partisanship, record-high support for increasing teacher salaries despite diminishing faith in local schools
August 16, 2022 04:00 ET | Education Next
Cambridge, Massachusetts, Aug. 16, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Americans’ perception of local school quality has declined since 2019, backing for school choice measures has shifted sharply upward, and...
First comprehensive analysis finds broad gains in U.S. student test scores over last five decades
August 09, 2022 07:00 ET | Education Next
Cambridge, Massachusetts, Aug. 09, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The math and reading achievement of U. S. students has been rising for half a century with Black, Hispanic, and Asian students showing...
Fewer scientists, more skepticism of science in states that limit evolution instruction
April 06, 2022 12:55 ET | Education Next
Cambridge, Massachusetts, April 06, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- State science standards meaningfully affect student learning, adult attitudes about science, and future career choices, Benjamin W. Arold...
Experts uncover evidence of global learning crisis
February 08, 2022 07:00 ET | Education Next
Cambridge, Massachusetts, Feb. 08, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- More young children are enrolled in primary school today than any other time in history. Yet achievement data shows that student learning...
Teaching about slavery
September 21, 2021 04:00 ET | Education Next
Cambridge, Mass., Sept. 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- America’s future should be built on a shared understanding of the past that is accurate and expansive, not falsely embellished and narrowly...
2021 Education Next Survey Reveals Parental Support for School Covid-Safety Measures Despite Vaccination Hesitancy
August 31, 2021 04:30 ET | Education Next
Cambridge, Massachusetts, Aug. 31, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- While a large percentage of parents support Covid-safety measures for students, many are reluctant to vaccinate their children, the 15th...
Stricter middle schools raise the risk of adult arrests, especially for Black and Hispanic students
July 27, 2021 07:00 ET | Education Next
Cambridge, Massachusetts, July 27, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Young adolescents who attend schools with high suspension rates are substantially more likely to be arrested and jailed as adults, report...
Private-school vouchers boost college going, but not for students in greatest need
May 18, 2021 07:00 ET | Education Next
Cambridge, Massachusetts, May 18, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- For moderately disadvantaged students, using a voucher to attend a private school increases college-enrollment rates and four-year degree...
Switch to four-day school week slows learning
May 04, 2021 08:00 ET | Education Next
Cambridge, Massachusetts, May 04, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Students earn lower math and reading scores on standardized tests after their schools switch to a four-day school week, Paul Thompson of...
Black, Hispanic students less likely to receive special-education services than comparable white students
February 16, 2021 07:00 ET | Education Next
Cambridge, Massachusetts, Feb. 16, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In predominately minority schools, when surrounded by other non-white students, Black and Hispanic students are less likely to receive the...