The House education committee tried to restart the long-delayed updates of federal laws governing education research and student data privacy at a hearing Wednesday morning which showed the deep tension between districts' need for strong, fast research and parents' concerns about data security.
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When it comes to the federal budget for research, "Flat is the new up."
May 23, 2017
Depending on how you look at it, the $100 million Education Innovation and Research grant program would either get more than triple the funding under the White House's proposed fiscal 2018 budget ... or flat funding ... or maybe a small cut.
May 23, 2017
The Institute of Education Sciences escapes mostly unscathed in President Donald Trump's proposed budget for fiscal 2018, but education research in other agencies faces cuts.
March 23, 2017
Who's looking at student data? A new audit finds problems with IES' process for screening contractors working with data.
March 16, 2017
The White House budget blueprint is virtually silent on federal education research.
January 19, 2017
A new evaluation of the federal Investing in Innovation program showed it helped new interventions build evidence of effectiveness, but also highlighted how much local education groups need support.
January 03, 2017
Thomas Brock will serve as the acting director of the Institute of Education Sciences.
December 29, 2016
A look at the most popular research blogs this year.
December 23, 2016
The Every Student Succeeds Act's focus on using research in education has "breathed new life" into the federal regional education laboratory network, which awarded new contracts this morning.