In a continuing push to clarify student data privacy rules for researchers and education officials alike, the Education Department today named its first chief privacy officer and proposed several changes to the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act
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April 07, 2011
March 28, 2011
With no certainty yet on funding or contracts for the nation's regional educational labs, the Institute of Education Sciences is busy tying up as many loose ends as possible.
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.
March 16, 2011
Research using the most high-tech home movie on the planet could inform what we know about language development, and one day could change how we study instruction and student engagement, too.
March 15, 2011
The Education Department has released a draft of the statement of work for the RELs' upcoming contract competition, due out March 25.
February 28, 2011
Joan Ferrini-Mundy has been appointed the assistant director for the National Science Foundation's Directorate for Education and Human Resources, the section responsible for the majority of the NSF's research into learning.
February 25, 2011
A study set to be published in the April issue of Psychological Science may point to why peer pressure is so hard to fight: It changes the brain itself.
February 18, 2011
Javier Movellan, director of the Machine Perception Laboratory at the University of California San Dieago, makes a passionate argument in favor of throwing out the traditional linear education research model in favor of a more flexible process that allows researchers to work more closely with educators.
February 17, 2011
American Association for the Advancement of Science President Alice S. Huang plans to dedicate part of her keynote address to open the conference tonight on ways to encourage K-12 students to get and stay interested in science, technology, engineering and math fields.
February 15, 2011
K-12 education research faces an uncertain budget picture, even as President Obama calls for greater investment in the field in the fiscal year 2012 budget proposal.