By Mike Branom
Time-consuming and costly efforts to reform the educational system in the United States have failed, with test scores having barely budged from three decades ago. But a researcher presenting at a CESR conference believes our schools can be saved – if our communities want to step up and help.
Immigrants and their children in the US who receive financial education targeted at their specific needs demonstrably improve their financial literacy, but these gains in knowledge do not persist for long. (more…)
Contributor: Jay Greene
Education policy research has been narrowly focused for many years on how schools affect the math and reading achievement of their students. But schools do (more…)