2010 study in Economics of Education Review on link between family background, education and achievement.
2011 Harvard study analyzing data from the Program for International Student Assessment on relative strength of U.S. students as compared to global peers.
2011 report by the Pew Internet and American Life project analyzes data collected from a survey of 2,412 American adults.
Studies analyzing the impact of the No Child Left Behind Act on student and school performance.
2010 paper from the MacArthur Foundation's Youth and Participatory Politics research project on youth media literacy and civic participation.
2010 report by the Department of Health and Human Services on the cognitive development and physical health outcomes of Head Start students.
2011 report by the U.S. Department of Commerce on the current state of the science, technology, engineering and math-based job industries.
2011 report by the University of Minnesota and University of Missouri on long-term outcomes for participants in early child-parent education programs.
Study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on health risks among gay, lesbian and bisexual teens.
2011 report by a federal policy advisory group on the movement toward large-scale testing with consequences attached and educational results.