Considered a bright spot after several years of legislative frustration for researchers, the new law is expected to yield a simpler and easier process for getting education data.
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Teachers Want Education Research. The Feds Spend Millions on It. So Why Can't It Get to the Classroom?
Early results of a federal listening tour on teachers' research priorities highlight both urgent needs for new studies and better outreach on existing ones.
October 12, 2018
In its latest effort to make make education research more relevant to the classroom, the Institute of Education Sciences is working with the Jefferson Education Exchange to bring teachers to the table.
June 20, 2018
The Every Student Succeeds Act calls for states to take a bigger lead in helping districts use education research to improve schools, but many states have limited capacity.
November 16, 2017
In the midst of bitter tax and healthcare debates, at least one bipartisan bill seems to be gathering steam on the Hill: the Foundations for Evidence-Based Policymaking Act.
March 27, 2017
An Education Week Commentary discussion looks at both sides of a researcher-practitioner partnership on early-childhood education.
September 19, 2016
Cleveland is ahead of the curve with regard to the Every Student Succeeds Act's new evidence requirements and its newly released guidance on how to apply research to school improvement.
September 15, 2016
New federal guidance on using research to improve schools says district leaders and researchers alike have to think more about who benefits from an intervention and how.
September 15, 2016
Researchers and federal officials met at a White House symposium today to share what they'd learned from dozens of quick-turnaround evaluations and randomized controlled trials
September 12, 2016
A new version of the federal research site allows users to find research related to specific school populations.