Last updated: May 26, 2015
2015 study from Harvard showing how neighborhood circumstance can have a substantial impact on a child’s future earnings.
Last updated: May 19, 2015
2015 research brief on best practices for finding and developing effective teachers, by Nicholas D. Hartlep, Christopher M. Hansen and Brian R. Horn of Illinois State University.
Last updated: April 20, 2015
2015 study in Nature Neuroscience showing the relationship between a child’s family income and parental education levels and the amount of brain surface area.
Last updated: March 26, 2015
2015 study from Stanford researchers suggesting overall gains for urban charter schools, relative to traditional schools; growth was particularly strong for disadvantaged students.
Last updated: February 4, 2015
2015 study in The Quarterly Journal of Economics showing how early incarceration hurts high school graduation rates and increases the chances of further contact with the criminal justice system.
Last updated: January 22, 2015
2015 review of research literature relating to daycare issues, as well as relevant studies and other data sources on early childhood education in the United States.
Last updated: January 15, 2015
2014 research in American Journal of Public Health analyzing pooled data on sexual orientation and suicide-related outcomes, specifically those relating to ideation, planning, and attempts.
Last updated: January 5, 2015
2014 study published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences on China’s increasing investments in education, science, engineering and technology.
Last updated: December 30, 2014
2012 study by Boston University for the National Bureau of Economic Research on diminishing returns for students who attend for-profit education programs.
Last updated: December 18, 2014
2014 research brief by Patricia Burch, University of Southern California; Annalee Good, University of Wisconsin-Madison; and Carolyn J. Heinrich and Chandi Wanger, U.T. Austin.