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What's New for January 2023

New WWC Intervention Report on Reading Apprenticeship® (January 26, 2023)
The WWC reviewed the research on Reading Apprenticeship®, a professional development program that aims to help teachers improve student literacy skills. Based on the research, the WWC found moderate evidence that Reading Apprenticeship® positively impacted student science achievement and overall grade point average. The WWC found uncertain effects on student achievement in life sciences, social studies, literacy, reading comprehension, vocabulary, and mathematics.

NCER Funding Opportunity for Education Technology Projects (January 14, 2023)
Under the Department of Education's Small Business Innovation Research program - 2023 Solicitations are NOW OPEN for Phase IA, Phase IB, and Direct to Phase II (due March 13).

Apply for IES-Funded Summer Training Opportunities (January 11, 2023)
IES is supporting four summer 2023 training institutes that have upcoming application deadlines.

From the IES Director: Do we need humans anymore? (January 4, 2023)
In a new blog, Director Mark Schneider uses ChatGPT to demonstrate the need to keep up with the accelerating pace of innovations and assess whether and how they can be harnessed to improve learner outcomes.