February 18, 2016 | Brookings

Many young children grow up without supportive home learning environments. One often cited study found that by the age of four, poor children hear about 30 million fewer words than wealthy children. This fissure manifests in great differences in children’s...

September 17, 2018 | EdSource

Getting Down to Facts II encompasses 36 studies by California and national researchers. It examines governing, funding and staffing policies and practices that have strengthened and hindered student success in early education and California’s public schools. Stanford University and Policy...

March 15, 2007 | Stanford News

Stanford researchers, led by education Associate Professor Susanna Loeb, have headed an unprecedented investigation into California's troubled K-12 education system. Their findings reveal that millions of students will be able to attain the state's high achievement standards only if what...

December 17, 2015 | EdSource

By month’s end, Congress is expected to pass and President Obama is expected to sign the successor to the No Child Left Behind Act, giving all states the latitude to broadly define student achievement and shape school improvement in ways...