Note: See "Other IES Funding Opportunities" for IES grants that follow different application procedures.
The Institute of Education Sciences' overarching priority is research that contributes to school readiness and improved academic achievement for all students, and particularly for those whose education prospects are hindered by inadequate education services and conditions associated with poverty, race/ethnicity, limited English proficiency, disability, and family circumstance. Please read an Overview of IES Research and Research Training Grant Programs for background information before proceeding. Please note that not all of IES' research and research training programs are offered each funding year and that the requirements for research and research training programs may change from one year to the next.
The FY 2014 Research and Research Training competitions are now closed.
In FY 2014, the Institute supported the following research and research training programs (announced in the Federal Register on April 23, 2013).
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