The Institute of Education Sciences is considering how to fund highly rated research projects in the wake of federal budget cuts.
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June 03, 2013
May 30, 2013
A new analysis suggests ways school districts could help parents and policymakers make more informed comparisons of schools.
May 22, 2013
The American Educational Research Association is joining the ranks of open-access research with a new journal, AERA Open, expected to begin publishing early next year.
May 16, 2013
The debate over Education Secretary Arne Duncan's speech at AERA—and the protests it engendered—continues.
May 10, 2013
Think education research has a tendency to get politicized now? Congress is debating ways to increase its own control over the National Science Foundation's peer review process, a move that could put a serious chill on the study of controversial education and other public interest topics.
May 09, 2013
Common Core State Standards are calling for more focus on students reading charts and graphics, but new research shows engaging graphics can reduce students' understanding of chart data.
April 12, 2013
Talent and strong high school achievement can propel young black men to college, but a new study finds their grit— the determination and ability to handle setbacks—is nearly as critical to their success.
March 26, 2013
Benefits of New Jersey's preschool program last throughout elementary school, according to a new study.
March 14, 2013
John Deasy, the newly reelected[SDS: neither re-elected nor re-appointed.-dv] chief of Los Angeles public schools, opened the annual meeting of the Association of Education Finance and Policy here with a call for researchers to help school and district administrators making decisions in hot political environments.
October 11, 2012
Los Angeles public schools have partnered with the L.A. Education Research Institute to open the district's vast longitudinal data system to identify successful practices which the district can expand.