After a more than two-year search, the Institute of Education Sciences has finally named Deborah L. Speece as commissioner of the National Center for Special Education Research.
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August 23, 2011
March 08, 2011
The U.S. Department of Education has announced it is opening a competition for the next iteration of the nation's regional educational laboratories.
December 28, 2010
The Education Department has established 10 new regional advisory committees intended to help shape the future of federal comprehensive centers.
October 22, 2010
The National Board for Education Sciences, still awaiting Senate confirmation of new members and with other members' terms about to expire, announces a meeting to approve new officers and federal education research priorities.
October 01, 2010
Concerns about researcher-educator partnerships bubbled up at Wednesday's meeting of the National Board for Education Sciences, the group that advises the Education Department's research arm.
September 02, 2010
The National Board for Education Sciences has announced its next meeting, Sept. 29. Now it has to hope members will be confirmed in time to show up.
August 25, 2010
As education watchers reflect on the fifth anniversary of the hurricanes that devastated Gulf Coast schools, they may find a few lessons in how to make all research more relevant to schools.
July 08, 2010
The federal Institute of Education Sciences is looking for feedback on its proposed research priorities for the next few years.
June 09, 2009
John Q. Easton broadly sketches some plans for the Ed Department's main research agency and Arne Duncan dishes on longitudinal data systems.
June 08, 2009
Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and John Q. Easton, the Education Department's new research chief, are on the agenda this morning at the Institute of Education Sciences' annual research conference.