Institute of Education Sciences Director John Q. Easton considers federal education research amid budget cuts, stalled legislative talks, and staffing changes.
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December 05, 2013
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.
November 18, 2013
The Institute of Education Sciences will soon be in the market, yet again, for a top official: Commissioner Sean P. "Jack" Buckley is leaving the National Center for Education Statistics at the end of the year to become vice president of research for the College Board.
November 15, 2013
House Republicans and Democrats lay out differing priorities for the nation's science education and research in their proposals for the next iteration of the America COMPETES Act.
October 29, 2013
Michael J. Petrilli will take over as president of the Washington think tank the Thomas B. Fordham Institute in August.
October 23, 2013
Boston researchers call for a more holistic approach to data for education improvement.
October 15, 2013
High-poverty schools sent significantly fewer graduates to college in 2012 than higher-income schools, regardless of the schools' geographic location or racial makeup, according to a new study by the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center.
October 09, 2013
Fifteen local and national education philanthropies have launched an initiative to lay out research lessons learned from New York City education reforms for the city's next mayor.
October 01, 2013
Most of the Education Department's research sites are out of commission for the duration of the government shutdown.
September 28, 2013
Researcher James Pellegrino argues researchers need clearer definitions and more reliable measures of students' noncognitive skills, in a research conference keynote address.