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National Center for Special Education Research


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Highlights from NCSER (Archive)

What Have We Funded? A Summary of Mathematics Research

NCSER-funded researchers have made significant contributions in the area of math learning for students with disabilities. This document provides a summary of what NCSER has funded in the area of mathematics education since 2006. These projects are making important contributions to our understanding of math teaching and learning for students with or at risk for disabilities. The summary is available here.

IES Organizes Research Briefings for Department of Education
IES-funded researchers presented two research synthesis briefings to Department of Education staff in September. The first briefing, Improving Reading Outcomes for Students with or at Risk for Reading Disabilities, was held on September 5th and the presenters were Dr. Rollanda O’Connor (University of California, Riverside) and Carol Connor (Arizona State University). This briefing summarized a recently released IES research synthesis and described what has been learned from research grants focused on improving reading funded by IES and published in peer-reviewed outlets. The slides from the presentation are available here and the archived video is available here.
The second briefing, What Have We Learned: A Synthesis of IES Research on Early Intervention and Early Childhood Education, was held on September 19th and the presenters were Dr. Laura Justice (The Ohio State University) and Dr. Patricia Snyder (University of Florida). The briefing summarized this recently released IES research synthesis and described for ED staff what has been learned from research grants focused on early intervention and early childhood education funded by IES and published in peer-reviewed outlets. The slides from the presentation are available here.