A two-year Investing in Innovation project study finds National Writing Project teachers improved their instructional practices, with direct benefits for students' writing.
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March 15, 2016
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.
July 23, 2015
A new FERPA bill could boost interest in research partnerships, but narrow their focus.
July 08, 2015
After nearly a year's search, the Institute of Education Sciences has found a new chief researcher close to home.
July 01, 2015
The U.S. Education Department's research agency announced waves of new grants and research partnerships.
June 04, 2015
The federal research and development program looks for more interventions to scale.