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School lunch is not what it used to be. The food is undoubtedly healthier. But are kids actually eating it?
The state's sweeping new Blueprint for English-Language Learners Success may be the first time state policymakers have made such a strong statement on the needs of ELL students.
Making kindergarten intellectually stimulating does not preclude making it fun and play-based as well, write Daphna Bassok, Amy Claessens, and Mimi Engel.
New technology has the potential to provide educators with feedback on how students are responding to instruction.
The KIPP charter school network and other schools are testing student report cards designed to measure key character traits.
A handful of researchers across the country are perfecting video games that can unobtrusively measure noncognitive skills—like persistence and 'grit'—in students.
By gathering data on students' online behaviors in computerized education programs, researchers are getting clues on how students engage with them.
More than 20 surveys purport to measure engagement in K-12 schools, but that doesn't mean they're widely used or useful.
Borrowing for the first time on the federal government's new method of calculating high school graduation rates, Education Week's annual Diplomas Count report notes that 81 percent of the class of 2012 graduated on time, although gaps remain among some racial and ethnic groups.
While a growing number of districts are using financial incentives to encourage students to go to college, experts caution that money alone won’t do the trick.
Educators at a Los Angeles-area high school believe teaching students to "fail productively" will equip them for success in the long run.
A New York City-based foundation harnesses a little positive peer pressure to help students successfully negotiate the pathway from high school to college graduation.
Amid a nationwide push to ratchet up academics, some educators, researchers, and policymakers are renewing and reshaping efforts to engage students in learning and motivate them for success.
With a curriculum based on service and local cultural resources, San Isidro High School strives to make learning relevant for students in its border community.