• Category Archives: Research News

    Education Department Launches $3 Million Evaluation of Khan Academy

    WestEd’s Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics division was awarded the grant to study the use of Khan Academy’s online tutoring library in community college math classes.

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    House Passes ESRA Bill

    The House of Representatives has approved the Strengthening Education through Research Act (H.R. 4366) with bipartisan support. Introduced by Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education Chairman Todd Rokita (R-IN) and Ranking Member Carolyn McCarthy (D-NY), the bill reauthorizes the Education Sciences Reform … Continue reading

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    Strengthening Education through Research Act

    ESRA reauthorization bill introduced – see Knowledge Alliance’s letter of support.

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    REL Southwest

    Read about the Arkansas Prekindergarten Research Alliance.

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    Investing in Innovation (i3) Development Grants

    Application for New Awards published, March 14

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    FY 2014 Omnibus Appropriations Bill Affirms Importance of the Research Agenda

    Knowledge Alliance Applauds the Omnibus Budget for Its Continuing Support for Research and Evidence-Based Programs

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    R&D Funding in the FY 14 Omnibus

    A first look from the American Association for the Advancement of Science

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    Professional-Development Research

    Time for a new approach?

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    Congress Must Advance the Education Sciences Reform Act

    With an education policy debate that seems as divided as ever, Congress has reached a crossroads. Practically every major federal education law is overdue for reauthorization, and, while reasonable people may not always agree on how to improve education in … Continue reading

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    Improving College Math Readiness

    This study by Education Northwest’s Michelle Hodara reviews rigorous research on the interventions and reforms that postsecondary institutions currently employ to address academic underpreparedness in math and to foster college math success.

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