Knowing what families of different income and educational levels are currently paying for daycare can inform policy debates over how much taxpayers should spend to help families afford it.
The 529 expansion to private K-12 schools will primarily benefit affluent families, produce limited incentives for promoting private school choice, and come at a nontrivial cost to states.
New Evidence From the National Survey of Children’s Health
A number of large-scale reforms have given students more options for completing remediation quickly, and more ways to avoid it altogether.
Approximately 18 percent of Michigan third graders have been formally investigated by Child Protective Services for possible exposure to abuse or neglect.
Making federal student aid programs simpler and easier for students to navigate is a key goal of efforts to reauthorize the Higher Education Act .
We present the first evidence on the effects of a large influx of refugees or disaster-fleeing migrants on the educational outcomes of incumbent students.
Decision makers may end up relying on data about outcomes that happen to be available rather than about outcomes that align with their goals.
Teachers do not manage or direct the system. Senior leaders make decisions that affect every aspect of life for teachers in schools.
A universal test opens the door to more effective, targeted efforts to draw talented, disadvantaged students into college.
Policymakers should take steps to encourage colleges to adopt successful models such as ASAP and the Detroit Promise Path.
Respondents’ conceptions and support toward Common Core were substantially affected a short, easy-to-read text.
Researchers should consider the importance of implementation research as an integral part of discipline reform program evaluation.
New data allow for the most comprehensive assessment to date of student debt and default.
School district policies that allow parents to easily choose a school for their children can lead to schools that are more segregated than would be the case if school assignment were based entirely on zip code.
Perhaps these studies went widely unnoticed because they contradict popular narratives about student debt that imply the loan program ought to be more generous and lenient.
A new study finds that participation in the state’s tax credit scholarship program has not shifted toward schools with weaker track records of improving student outcomes.
Bachelor’s degree completion gaps make it much harder to achieve a teaching force whose diversity mirrors that of the student population.
State plans mostly ignored research on what works and what does not to achieve particular outcomes.
A review of studies that measure the causal impact of online courses.
Plans for federal tax cuts and reforms need to be fleshed out in ways that provide greater benefits for children in families most in need.
Policymakers use the Pell Grant program to measure the share of low-income students enrolled at specific universities, but the reliability of this measure is rarely scrutinized.
States have been very active in passing laws about CTE. They now need to step up and support research that can help ensure these new initiatives are successful.
The overlap in the population between those applying to college and those with a criminal record is bigger than many realize,