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July 31, 2014
Thirteen states are developing standards for training teachers and administrators in how to use education data.
July 28, 2014
Researchers meet with White House officials this morning to discuss ways to make high-quality, experimental research less expensive and quicker to turn around to educators in the field.
July 25, 2014
State leaders sitting on mountains of student data are merging on Washington D.C. next week to share ways to make it more useful to educators.
July 18, 2014
Middle school popularity wanes, but the early drug use and criminal behavior stick around.
July 11, 2014
The White House and the Coalition for Evidence-Based Policy in Washington are doubling down on the use of experimental studies to find what works in policy and practice, with a pilot competition funding three low-cost randomized trials in education, health, and workplace safety and a White House summit on how to use them.
July 01, 2014
The U.S. Education Department is launching 18 new research partnerships around critical education issues.
June 16, 2014
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June 11, 2014
A new study by the MDRC research group shows that Reading Partners, a one-on-one tutoring program for struggling readers in elementary schools across the country, has a "positive and statistically significant impact" on reading proficiency.