An Office of Management and Budget memo to Education Secretary Arne Duncan and other agency leaders calls for all fiscal 2014 budget proposals to include a separate section detailing the departments' "most innovative uses of evidence and evaluation."
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May 23, 2012
May 16, 2012
Problems with data used by a national high school ranking report highlights the importance of managing and checking education information.
May 11, 2012
The push to promote more "feminine" role models for science, technology, engineering and math fields may backfire with middle school girls, according to a new study.
May 09, 2012
The Knowledge Alliance, a Washington-based nonprofit which represents the nation's regional educational laboratories and other research groups, has tapped veteran Hill staffer Michele McLaughlin to be its next president.
April 27, 2012
The National Institute for Child Health and Human Development has released a plethora of research on why teenagers are so much less safe as drivers and how to help them drive more safely.
April 23, 2012
A new atom-based sensor could improve brain imaging studies of children.
April 20, 2012
children ages 8 months to 8 years are exposed to nearly four hours each day of television playing in the background,according to a new University of Pennsylvania study.
April 19, 2012
Vitamin D, linked to improved thinking in adults, does not improve children's academic performance, according to a new study in Epidemiology and Community Health.
April 19, 2012
Federal researchers studying the effectiveness of Head Start's social and emotional instruction have asked for more time to follow up with children and parents in the program.
March 09, 2012
A new University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill study finds rising state standards, mixed with federal accountability, does lead to educational triage—but the effect seems to be short-lived.