The National Center for Education Statistics' annual National Forum on Education Statistics and NCES Data Conference begins next week, and Inside School Research will be live-Tweeting the event. While STATS-D.C. is always geared to the technical side, this year explosion of new sessions on using state longitudinal data systems and the piles of new data coming in from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.
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A $50 million research project will evaluate whether students who attend summer programs can accumulate summer learning from year to year.
July 01, 2011
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June 15, 2011
What Works Clearinghouse has its own "official fake Twitter feed," but no official real Twitter feed yet.
June 13, 2011
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.
May 16, 2011
A new study suggests that interactive teaching can improve students' engagement and learning even in very large classes.
May 13, 2011
Leadership panel in Chicago will seek real innovation in class size and school time research.
December 30, 2010
In the waning hours of the 111th Congress, New Jersey Democratic Rep. Rush Holt introduced a bill to help educators translate research into usable classroom knowledge.
December 28, 2010
Education research saw an influx of federal money this year, but scholars voice continuing frustration with translating research into practice.
November 11, 2010
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