K-12 Education

Stanford Graduate School of Education —

Unprecedented school closures? Not entirely

Stanford education scholar Michael Hines looks back at an experiment in remote learning during a polio outbreak in Chicago in the 1930s.

High school interns inspire new research paths

When a group from the Electrical Engineering Department agreed to mentor high school interns, they didn’t anticipate it would stimulate entirely new research. That experience led the group to establish an internship focused on humanities in STEM.

Getting a read on low literacy scores

With new results from two major exams revealing that U.S. students fall far short of expected literacy skills, Stanford education researcher Rebecca Silverman weighs in on the debate about how to teach kids to read.