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National Board for Education Sciences
January 23-24, 2007 Meeting Agenda

Washington Court Hotel
Springwood Room
525 New Jersey Ave., NW.
Washington, DC 20001

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Tuesday, January 23, 2007
1:30 pm - 2:00 pm Approval of Minutes, Approval of Agenda, Chair's
Remarks, and Remarks of the Executive Director
Robert Granger, Chair
Sonia Chessen, Former Executive Director
2:00 pm - 2:15 pm Update on Institute of Education Sciences (IES)
Grover Whitehurst, Director
2:15 pm - 3:00 pm IES Goals
Presentation and Discussion
Grover Whitehurst, Director
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm The Role of Research and Evidence-based Practice in the Reauthorization of
the No Child Left Behind and Education Sciences Reform Acts
Presentation and Discussion
Alex Nock, Director of the Commission on No Child Left Behind
The Aspen Institute
Wednesday, January 24, 2007
9:00 am - 9:15 am Review of Prior Day's Activities and Agenda for January 24, 2007
Robert Granger
9:15 am - 10:00 am Election of Board Chair and Discussion of Executive Director Selection
(Closed meeting)
10:00 am - 10:15 am Break
10:15 am -11:00 am Reauthorization of the No Child Left Behind Act
Representative of Secretary Spellings
11:00 am -11:30 am Evaluation of the Effectiveness of IES in Carrying out Its Priorities and Mission
Robert Granger
11:30 am - 12:00 noon Postsecondary Longitudinal Data Collection
Mark Schneider, Commissioner
National Center for Education Statistics
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Lunch - Ethics Training
Karen Dahlheim, Ethics Division, Office of the General Counsel
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Report from Subcommittees and Next Steps
Robert Granger
Subcommittee Conveners
2:00 pm Adjournment