NCES-sponsored 2006 Management Information Systems
conference in Orlando, FL. Registration deadline: February 3. No cost to register and attend . For more information and to register, go to the NCES Conference website.
IES is exhibiting at the annual American Educational Research Association conference in San Francisco, CA. Theme: Education Research in the Public Interest. Stop by our booth and attend conference sessions where IES staff will be making presentations.
IES is hosting its first annual research conference
for IES grantees in Washington, DC.
Coming in the Fall!
National Research Conference on Charter Schools . The IES-funded National Center on School Choice, Competition and Achievement is planning a 2-day conference on charter schools in Nashville, TN. Charter school researchers in economics, law, political science, psychology, public finance, public policy, and sociology will be making presentations. NCES Commissioner Mark Schneider will be the keynote speaker. Check NCES's conference website for the latest news about this conference.
- A National Symposium on Postsecondary Student Success will be held November 1-3 in Washington, DC. Hosted by the National Postsecondary Education Cooperative, the forum will examine what constitutes success and what factors have an impact on the chances of success for different types of students in different types of postsecondary institutions. The Cooperative is a voluntary partnership of postsecondary institutions, associations, government agencies, and organizations that receives funding from NCES.