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Grant Program: Research Networks Focused on Critical Problems of Education Policy and Practice
Contacts: Dr. Meredith Larson
(202) 245-7037
Meredith.Larson@ed.gov

Dr. Erin Higgins
(202) 706-8509
Erin.Higgins@ed.gov
Description:

Contact Dr. Meredith Larson for Adult Skills Network topic.
Contact Dr. Erin Higgins for Digital Learning Platforms Network topic.

Through the Research Networks Focused on Critical Problems of Education Policy and Practice grant program, NCER focuses resources and attention on specific education problems or issues that are a high priority for the Nation, and establishes both a structure and process for researchers who are working on these issues to share ideas, build new knowledge, and strengthen their research and dissemination capacity. IES is establishing both the Adult Skills Network and the Digital Learning Platforms Network to fulfill the requirements in section 133(c)(1) of the Education Sciences Reform Act of 2002 for national research and development centers.

Under this competition, NCER will consider only applications that address one of the following topics:

  • Building Adult Skills and Attainment through Technology Research Network (Adult Skills Network), which includes –
    • Network Lead
    • Research Teams
  • Digital Learning Platforms to Enable Efficient Education Research Network (Digital Learning Platforms Network), which includes –
    • Network Lead
    • Platform Development Teams

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