The U.S. Education Department's research agency is prioritizing research alliances for the next round of regional educational labs.
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December 04, 2015
The next iteration of ESEA may encourage more diverse types of research in education policy, but state capacity will be key.
April 27, 2015
The Foundation is expected to continue the coalition's support of research on the effectiveness of education policy.
December 23, 2014
The Coalition for Evidence-Based Policy is expanding its initiative to promote faster, less-expensive experimental studies to drive spending decisions.
October 29, 2014
The U.S. Department of Education wants advice on what to evaluate next.
July 31, 2014
Thirteen states are developing standards for training teachers and administrators in how to use education data.
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.
June 26, 2014
The Institute of Education Sciences has launched a new $5 million research center to figure out how to make research work for schools.
February 25, 2014
A Child Trends report finds promising results for schools that offer wraparound services such as mentoring, counseling, and healthcare, an approach touted by New York City's new mayor.
December 30, 2013
The jury is still out on the early-education curriculum Tools of the Mind, but the program, which aims to improve young students' self control, has obviously caught the imagination of educators, and 2014 may bring a final ruling on its effectiveness.