It's been years since the Institute of Education Sciences had formal research priorities approved or reported on its work to Congress, and lawmakers are getting impatient.
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March 20, 2019
June 20, 2018
The Every Student Succeeds Act calls for states to take a bigger lead in helping districts use education research to improve schools, but many states have limited capacity.
March 22, 2018
While education research programs across several agencies have faced cuts and consolidations this year, Congress is expected to approve an omnibus spending bill that rejects cuts in favor of some modest increases to federal education research and data.
January 25, 2018
Advocates with knowledge of the plan say the Trump administration will propose consolidating the state longitudinal data system program, the Regional Educational Laboratory Program, and the Comprehensive Centers that help out states.
September 08, 2017
Congress will debate an amendment to a fiscal 2018 omnibus spending bill that would cut the Institute of Education Sciences' budget by nearly a third.
June 28, 2017
The House education committee tried to restart the long-delayed updates of federal laws governing education research and student data privacy at a hearing Wednesday morning which showed the deep tension between districts' need for strong, fast research and parents' concerns about data security.
May 25, 2017
When it comes to the federal budget for research, "Flat is the new up."
May 23, 2017
Depending on how you look at it, the $100 million Education Innovation and Research grant program would either get more than triple the funding under the White House's proposed fiscal 2018 budget ... or flat funding ... or maybe a small cut.
May 23, 2017
The Institute of Education Sciences escapes mostly unscathed in President Donald Trump's proposed budget for fiscal 2018, but education research in other agencies faces cuts.
March 24, 2016
Many of the smaller Investing in Innovation grants did not find significant benefits, often from design or implementation problems. But administrators said they still learned a lot from the process.