Standardized test scores drive many of our decisions about students, teachers and school districts. But research shows that the results are highly predictable, in a bad way.
Elite exam schools are some of the least diverse public schools in the US. Here's how colleges like Harvard could teach high schools like Stuyvesant to improve their admissions process.
Math instruction is stuck in the last century. How can we change teaching methods to move past rote memorization and help students develop a more meaningful understanding – and be better at math?
Our memory and attention are at their peak only at certain times during the day. Why would the timing of test not affect students' performance?
Kids who watch educational programs such as 'Sesame Street' show better academic skills. But this does not mean all children can learn from educational media.
South Africa's matric results and data from national benchmarking tests suggest that many school leavers aren't ready for university. It's also worth asking: are universities ready for them?
Their school careers are over – but what did South Africa's matric class of 2015 actually learn, and how many of them are ready for what comes next?
Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) is replacing No Child Left Behind (NCLB). How much of an improvement is it over the earlier law?
Despite the huge attention to intercollegiate sports, is the day of reckoning approaching?