With the decades-old Jacob K. Javits grants for research on gifted and talented education killed in the fiscal 2011 budget agreement, gifted education advocates are pinning their hopes on providing more research in the next authorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act.
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June 13, 2011
June 13, 2011
The third annual national Education Business Plan Competition, held here last week by the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education and the Milken Family Foundation, offered some interesting insights into how the next generation of education entrepreneurs are thinking about research and data in education.
May 31, 2011
Jack Jennings, president and CEO of the Washington-based Center on Education Policy, has been elected to the National Academy of Education.
May 20, 2011
In a new study, Holly Yettick of AcademeOnline dissects how national newspapers cover academic, governmental and think tank research.
May 16, 2011
Research from the American Institutes of Research and the HOPE Foundation suggest schools can adapt to changing student demographics by rapidly identifying and expanding successes in individual schools and classrooms.
May 02, 2011
A new collection from civil rights attorney William L. Taylor at George Washington University highlights the connection between education research and education advocacy.
April 14, 2011
The Education Department's research agency and national research organizations will hold workshops to help researchers boost their study rigor then they don't have the money or capacity for a fully randomized experiment.
April 12, 2011
Jack Buckley, the new commissioner of the National Center for Education Statistics is determined to keep state longitudinal data systems evolving amid state budget and staff constraints, he told participants at the American Educational Research Association convention in New Orleans.
April 11, 2011
The American Educational Research Association is calling for Congress to decouple education statistics and education research in the next reauthorization of the Institute of Education Sciences.
April 08, 2011
Students who aren't proficient in reading by grade 3 are four times less likely to graduate than proficient readers, and the gap is even more severe for students in poverty, according to a study to be released this morning at the American Educational Research Association conference.