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.
Recently in federal education research Category
November 16, 2017
November 02, 2017
The House committee on government oversight voted Thursday to move forward with a bill to promote better use of federal data, research, and evaluations in making policy, following on recommendations from the bipartisan Commission for Evidence-Based Policymaking.
September 08, 2017
Congress will debate an amendment to a fiscal 2018 omnibus spending bill that would cut the Institute of Education Sciences' budget by nearly a third.
August 10, 2017
With more districts and states seeking strong research on which to base school improvement, the Institute of Education Sciences is pushing for more studies to confirm intervention findings.
June 28, 2017
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.
May 25, 2017
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.