The Data Quality Campaign plans a free online seminar on ways to use data from state longitudinal databases.
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June 14, 2011
March 28, 2011
The National Board for Education Sciences is looking for ways to design future research in ways that will make it easier to glean useful information from well-designed studies that showed no or negative effects.
December 30, 2010
In the waning hours of the 111th Congress, New Jersey Democratic Rep. Rush Holt introduced a bill to help educators translate research into usable classroom knowledge.
December 28, 2010
Education research saw an influx of federal money this year, but scholars voice continuing frustration with translating research into practice.
December 27, 2010
Great Britain, like the United States, is in the middle of a major push to use student achievement data to improve instruction and school policy. And, like us, the implementation is still a bit hit or miss, in part because teachers find their classroom data more accurate and useful.
November 09, 2010
The National Academy of Education previews of an upcoming report on how to improve the influence of research on policy.
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 14, 2010
Experts at the fall policy meeting of the American Educational Research Association's Organization of Institutional Affiliates this week voiced concerns that educators won't be able to use state data to improve instruction.
April 28, 2009
Lots of studies explore the best way to teach reading or run schools or prevent teenage pregnancy. But few studies look at what people in the day-to-day world of policy and practice actually do with new research knowledge. Does it get used, or do the findings float out like soap bubbles, gleam in t...