This fall's negotiations over the reauthorization of the Education Sciences Reform Act, the federal law governing education research, have officially died.
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December 05, 2013
May 16, 2013
The debate over Education Secretary Arne Duncan's speech at AERA—and the protests it engendered—continues.
April 28, 2013
Amid the more than 14,500 researchers and educators at the American Educational Research Association conference, a more nuanced view of school leadership is coming into focus.
September 04, 2012
A University of Pennsylvania program is studying ways to increase the number of young black men embarking on education research careers.
April 15, 2012
The most and least effective teachers aren't that far apart in standard teacher competency tests, but the massive Measures of Effective Teaching Project is finding that differences are in the details of classroom practice—and the students can help spot them.
April 15, 2012
New regional laboratories' research alliances will explore cultural and regional differences in college and career readiness.
April 14, 2012
The American Educational Research Association opens its annual conference in Vancouver with a call for better researcher-community partnerships, and one network in San Diego tries teacher-researcher "speed dating.''
November 14, 2011
A House education subcommittee will hold its first hearing on reauthorizing federal education research law on Wednesday.
October 28, 2011
Racial categories make it easier for education researchers to compare students and probe achievement gaps, but they can also create inappropriate narratives about students' potential, argued Gloria Ladson-Billings in last night's 8th annual Brown lecture in education research.
December 28, 2010
Education research saw an influx of federal money this year, but scholars voice continuing frustration with translating research into practice.