University of Pennsylvania education professor Laura W. Perna offers journalists seven tips for covering "free college" and college promise programs.
American diets have gotten a little healthier, but still fall short of federal government recommendations for healthy eating.
Researchers investigate the composition of Massachusetts charter schools' governing boards and how it affects school finances and student achievement.
Three recent studies examine the effectiveness and unintended consequences of banning religious exemptions to childhood vaccinations in California schools.
Researchers have pinpointed a phenomenon in children who have experienced adversity that can have negative health effects that extend into adulthood.
Scrambling to find fresh angles for back-to-school stories? Here are three great story ideas with matching research to get you started.
One thing is clear from academic research on rural schools: closings and consolidations can drastically change the flavor of civic life in a rural community.
Two experts offer journalists tips to help them better understand and cover white supremacists and other far-right extremists.
Two experts — a university researcher and a former Census Bureau director — point out weaknesses in news coverage of the U.S. census and how journalists can do a better job covering the once-every-10-years population count.
As the U.S. prepares for its 2020 census, we summarize research that looks at who’s most likely to be missed by the decennial population count and how an incorrect tally can hurt communities.