|Title:||The National Center for Research on Rural Education|
|Principal Investigator:||Sheridan, Susan||Grantee:||University of Nebraska, Lincoln|
|Program:||National Research and Development Centers [Program Details]|
|Award Period:||5 years||Award Amount:||$9,997,852|
|Goal:||R&D Center||Award Number:||R305C090022|
Topic: Rural Education
Purpose: The National Center for Research on Rural Education will identify, develop, and validate professional development practices that lead to the delivery of improved instruction in rural schools and improve rural studentsí acquisition of knowledge and skills in reading, science, and mathematics. More specifically, it will focus on three primary goals:
A secondary goal is to work cooperatively with the Institute to formulate and carry out the results of supplementary research studies that are responsive to the needs of rural education practitioners and policy makers.
IES Program Contact: Dr. Emily Doolittle
Project Website: http://r2ed.unl.edu/.