IES Launches Research Network to Improve Early Childhood Education (Jan 19)
The Early Learning Network is funded through the Research Networks Focused on Critical Problems of Education Policy and Practice grant program (CFDA 83.305N). » more info
IES Announces College Completion Network Awards (Jan 19)
The grants have been awarded as part of the Scalable Strategies to Support College Completion Network (College Completion Network). » more info
Single-Case Research (Jan 14)
"The Role of Between-Case Effect Size in Conducting, Interpreting, and Summarizing Single-Case Research," a paper supported by NCER and NCSER, highlights the use of statistical analysis (standardized effect sizes) to render single-case design research more accessible and better able to contribute to our knowledge of evidence-based practices. » more info
Center for Benefit-Cost Studies of Education Training Program (Jan 4)
The Institute of Education Sciences announces the third training workshop on applying cost-effectiveness and benefit-cost analysis to education programs and policies. » more info
ED/IES SBIR FISCAL YEAR 2016 PROGRAM SOLICITATION IS NOW OPEN (Dec 8)
On December 7, 2015, ED/IES SBIR released its Fiscal Year 2016 solicitation focused on the research and development of education technology products. » more info
December 8, 2015: Game Simulations Enter the Real World of Education
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Strange Loop Games won a grant from IES (Institute of Education Sciences) and the U.S. Department of Education in spring 2015 for its work on Eco, a simulated ecosystem and economy game.