A newly created Evidence-Based Policymaking Commission will look for ways to protect student data while providing better structure to study federal programs.
Recently in federal education research Category
March 31, 2016
March 24, 2016
A House committee hearing this week tackled thorny issues in the next iteration of the federal Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act.
March 24, 2016
Many of the smaller Investing in Innovation grants did not find significant benefits, often from design or implementation problems. But administrators said they still learned a lot from the process.
March 16, 2016
A new American Enterprise Institute report argues the federal What Works Clearinghouse should give policymakers different sorts of information to judge curricula.
March 15, 2016
A two-year Investing in Innovation project study finds National Writing Project teachers improved their instructional practices, with direct benefits for students' writing.
February 05, 2016
The U.S. Education Department's research agency is prioritizing research alliances for the next round of regional educational labs.
January 19, 2016
New federal research projects will probe how to prevent 'fade-out' of promising preschool results. But a wave of recent research suggests it will be a complicated problem to solve.
December 18, 2015
A long-awaited reauthorization for the Education Sciences Reform Act finally looks like a done deal.
December 04, 2015
The next iteration of ESEA may encourage more diverse types of research in education policy, but state capacity will be key.
September 10, 2015
The U.S. Education Department's research arm faces bad and even worse cuts in the Senate and House versions of the next budget bill.