Thirteen states are developing standards for training teachers and administrators in how to use education data.
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July 31, 2014
July 11, 2014
The White House and the Coalition for Evidence-Based Policy in Washington are doubling down on the use of experimental studies to find what works in policy and practice, with a pilot competition funding three low-cost randomized trials in education, health, and workplace safety and a White House summit on how to use them.
June 26, 2014
The Institute of Education Sciences has launched a new $5 million research center to figure out how to make research work for schools.
February 25, 2014
A Child Trends report finds promising results for schools that offer wraparound services such as mentoring, counseling, and healthcare, an approach touted by New York City's new mayor.
December 30, 2013
The jury is still out on the early-education curriculum Tools of the Mind, but the program, which aims to improve young students' self control, has obviously caught the imagination of educators, and 2014 may bring a final ruling on its effectiveness.
September 10, 2013
The Institute of Education Sciences and the National Science Foundation have formally released common guidelines for education research and development.
July 25, 2013
A University of Washington project teaches high school students STEM concepts by having them conduct their own research using a student-constructed database.
June 13, 2013
An alliance of retired military leaders called on policymakers to support early childhood education as a means of boosting America's economic power and armed forces, in a newly released report.
June 05, 2013
The Education Department is pushing academics and entrepreneurs to translate emerging research from studies and papers into usable, commercial education products faster.
October 01, 2012
The Education Department has awarded new contracts to the nation's comprehensive technical assistance centers.