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National Center for Education Research


The National Education Research and Development Centers are funded through IES's NCER. The mission of the R&D Centers is to contribute to the production and dissemination of rigorous evidence and products that provide practical solutions to important education problems in the United States. The R&D Centers achieve this mission by developing, testing, and disseminating new approaches to improve teaching and learning, and ultimately, student achievement. Each of the Centers conducts a focused program of education research in its topic area. In addition, each Center works cooperatively with NCER, conducts supplemental research within its broad topic area, and provides national leadership in defining research and development directions within its topic area. Currently, there are 10 active National R&D Centers and 10 completed National R&D Centers.

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National Research and Development Center on Scaling Up Effective SchoolsNational Research and Development Center on Scaling Up Effective Schools
National Research & Development Center on Cognition and Science InstructionNational Research & Development Center on Cognition and Science Instruction
Center for the Study of Adult Literacy (CSAL): Developing Instructional Approaches Suited to the Cognitive and Motivational Needs for Struggling AdultsCenter for the Study of Adult Literacy (CSAL): Developing Instructional Approaches Suited to the Cognitive and Motivational Needs for Struggling Adults
Center for Advanced Technology in SchoolsNational Research & Development Center on Instructional Technology: Center for Advanced Technology in Schools
National Center for Teacher Effectiveness: Validating Measures of Effective Math TeachingNational Center for Teacher Effectiveness: Validating Measures of Effective Math Teaching
National Research & Development Center on Instructional Technology: Possible worldsNational Research & Development Center on Instructional Technology: Possible Worlds
National Research & Development Center on Cognition and Mathematics InstructionNational Research & Development Center on Cognition and Mathematics Instruction
National Research and Development Center on Postsecondary Education and EmploymentNational Research and Development Center on Postsecondary Education and Employment
The National Center for Research on Rural EducationThe National Center for Research on Rural Education
National Center for Analysis of Longitudinal Data in Education Research (CALDER)National Center for Analysis of Longitudinal Data in Education Research (CALDER)
Center for the Analysis of Postsecondary ReadinessCenter for the Analysis of Postsecondary Readiness
National Center for Research in Policy and PracticeNational Center for Research in Policy and Practice

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