Researchers meet with White House officials this morning to discuss ways to make high-quality, experimental research less expensive and quicker to turn around to educators in the field.
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July 28, 2014
July 25, 2014
State leaders sitting on mountains of student data are merging on Washington D.C. next week to share ways to make it more useful to educators.
June 17, 2014
Researchers worry the Senate spending bill for the National Science Foundation could include restrictions on social sciences.
June 16, 2014
The Institute of Education Sciences plans to award 88 new research awards this summer.
June 02, 2014
As he prepares to depart for the Chicago-based Spencer Foundation, John Q. Easton reflects on his time at the Institute of Education Sciences and also on the future of federal educational research.
May 28, 2014
Institute of Education Sciences Director John Q. Easton is expected to announce later today that he will step down to take a job at the Chicago-based Spencer Foundation.
January 31, 2014
The advisory board for the Institute of Education Sciences is considering ways to help the research agency cope with budget cuts.
January 28, 2014
Joan McLaughlin has been named commissioner of the National Center for Special Education Research, cementing the role she has held as an acting commissioner since July.
January 13, 2014
The advisory board for the U.S. Education Department's research arm will look at English-learner issues and reauthorization for the federal education research law at its next meeting.
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.