opening remarks at the conference
Education Researchers Hear Unified Call to Pursue Relevant Research
Consistent with the theme of the Fifth Annual Research Conference, Connecting Research, Policy and Practice, more than 1,200 education researchers, policymakers, and staff heard a consistent message from plenary speakers to pursue action-oriented, useable research in partnership with educators.
In his remarks during the opening plenary session, Secretary Arne Duncan referred to education research as "the compass for education reform, guiding us forward" and encouraged attendees to form partnerships with policymakers and practitioners in their communities. » read more