Institute of Education Sciences Director John Q. Easton considers federal education research amid budget cuts, stalled legislative talks, and staffing changes.
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December 05, 2013
October 03, 2013
A national science association warns the shutdown could hamstring international education research partnerships.
October 03, 2013
The National Board for Education Sciences meeting has been cancelled due to the federal shutdown.
October 01, 2013
Most of the Education Department's research sites are out of commission for the duration of the government shutdown.
March 15, 2013
The Obama administration's approach to federal education grants has marked an unprecedented and comprehensive change in the way the federal government tries to influence education policy and practice.
December 29, 2011
The next iteration of the nation's regional educational laboratory system will have some new faces.
November 07, 2011
The U.S. Census Bureau is releasing a new supplementary poverty measure that provides a more comprehensive picture of American families.
October 06, 2011
Education and other programs are generating and reporting unprecedented amounts of data, but federal agencies are only just beginning to build the processes needed to ensure those data are timely and accurate enough to use for measuring program performance, experts say.
March 08, 2011
The push to create a high-tech Advanced Research Projects Agency for education in the style of the Sputnik-era Defense agency is getting top political backing this afternoon from President Obama, Education Secretary Arne Duncan and Melinda Gates.
February 22, 2011
Advocates of the regional education laboratories are hitting the Senate this week, hoping to save the labs after the House approved eliminating their funding early Sunday.