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.
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April 11, 2011
April 07, 2011
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
November 01, 2010
The National Board for Education Sciences this afternoon unanimously approved new research priorities for the federal education department's research arm which are intended to make education studies more relevant to educators and help practitioners become more involved in developing and using research.
October 28, 2010
As states and districts prepare to report new common longitudinal graduation rates this year, national graduation rate researchers argue educators should go beyond the basic data.
October 01, 2010
The Departments of Education and Labor are trying to flesh out what it means to be "college and career ready" in 750 different jobs. A new proposed employment-education matrix will lay out the typical education degrees, work experience, state licensing or certification and on-the-job training needed to be considered competent (and thus employable) in different jobs.
September 17, 2010
Each additional year of schooling that a country's women attain cuts by nearly 10 percent the children who will die before age 5, according to a new study.
September 15, 2010
The Common Data Standards Initiative's Technical Working Group has released its first version of voluntary common data standards, intended to make it easier to compare and exchange information across districts and states.
September 07, 2010
The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development has just released its Education at a Glance 2010.
September 03, 2010
The National Center on Education Statistics has tabled its primary study of adult literacy in favor of a smaller, more targeted international assessment intended to gauge Americans' skills in a technologically advanced workplace.
September 02, 2010
The National Board for Education Sciences has announced its next meeting, Sept. 29. Now it has to hope members will be confirmed in time to show up.