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.
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May 28, 2014
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.
December 10, 2013
A new analysis looks at the wide array of education research projects conducted across federal agencies, and argues for better coordination.
December 09, 2013
More than 85 research and education groups are scheduled to gather in Arlington, Va., tomorrow for a seminar on building education research partnerships.
December 06, 2013
The National Assessment Governing Board faced criticism of its proposals to reorganize background questions asked of students in the National Assessment of Educational Progress.
December 05, 2013
Institute of Education Sciences Director John Q. Easton considers federal education research amid budget cuts, stalled legislative talks, and staffing changes.
December 05, 2013
This fall's negotiations over the reauthorization of the Education Sciences Reform Act, the federal law governing education research, have officially died.