Authors Louis Volante and Francesca Borgonovi looks back into the long discussed topic of gender disparity in learning outcomes. They refer to the recent PISA studies and convey that things are changing, and the gap is closing up. However, the interesting problem is that, it is not the boys who are necessarily doing better, rather it is the performance of the girls that has declined.
In this article author Adam Carey explain how the gap of schooling quality between the wealthy and the poor is increasing over time with respect to teacher shortages. Research shows that students from disadvantaged schools are more than five times more likely to have their learning disrupted due to teacher absenteeism.
The Bucknell University Department of Education seeks applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor (VAP) position, to begin August 2020. Candidates are expected to have a Ph.D. or be ABD in an area related to Literacy, Language, and Culture in Multilingual Settings. Primary teaching responsibilities include courses
The Orange County Public Schools in Florida (United States) is looking for a Director in Research and Evaluation with Demonstrated knowledge of research and evaluation design and methods, data management, the application of appropriate statistical procedures, data validation and analysis, as well as the interpretation of results.
The AERA-NSF Grants Program is currently accepting proposals for both its Dissertation and Research Grants. With support from the National Science Foundation (NSF), the Program provides dissertation grants to graduate students and small research grants to doctoral level scholars using large-scale data sets in their research.