Experts testified this morning at a House education hearing on how to improve education research.
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September 07, 2012
The U.S. Department of Education has disabled access to many full-text documents in its digital research library after officials discovered a security breach that made personal information for individuals associated with some of the published studies available on the site.
May 16, 2012
Problems with data used by a national high school ranking report highlights the importance of managing and checking education information.
December 19, 2011
A federal follow-up study of a successful kindergarten reading intervention finds its benefits do not hold over time.
November 14, 2011
A House education subcommittee will hold its first hearing on reauthorizing federal education research law on Wednesday.
October 21, 2011
There may at last be some stability in sight for the advisory board for the Institute of Education Sciences, the U.S. Education Department's research agency.
October 04, 2011
President Obama plans to nominate two board members for the National Board for Education Sciences, but the advisory group for the Education Department's research arm will still be down five members at its meeting next week.
June 14, 2011
What Works Clearinghouse has its own "official fake Twitter feed," but no official real Twitter feed yet.
April 07, 2011
In a continuing push to clarify student data privacy rules for researchers and education officials alike, the Education Department today named its first chief privacy officer and proposed several changes to the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act
March 28, 2011
With no certainty yet on funding or contracts for the nation's regional educational labs, the Institute of Education Sciences is busy tying up as many loose ends as possible.