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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 15 completed National R&D Centers.

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The Center for Research Use in Education (CRUE)The Center for Research Use in Education (CRUE)
National Center for Research in Policy and PracticeNational Center for Research in Policy and Practice
Center on Standards, Alignment, Instruction and Learning (C-SAIL)Center on Standards, Alignment, Instruction and Learning (C-SAIL)
National Research and Development Center on Scaling Up Effective SchoolsNational Research and Development Center on Scaling Up Effective Schools
National Center for Analysis of Longitudinal Data in Education Research (CALDER)National Center for Analysis of Longitudinal Data in Education Research (CALDER)
National Center for Research on Gifted EducationNational Center for Research on Gifted Education
National Research & Development Center on Cognition and Mathematics InstructionNational Research & Development Center on Cognition and Mathematics 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 the Analysis of Postsecondary ReadinessCenter for the Analysis of Postsecondary Readiness
National Research and Development Center on Postsecondary Education and EmploymentNational Research and Development Center on Postsecondary Education and Employment

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