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March 2012

Grants, Training & Conferences

FY 2013 Funding Opportunities

For information on FY 2013 funding announcements for grant competitions in education and special education research and training, visit the Funding Opportunities page.

54 New Research and Research Training Grants Announced

The Institute of Education Sciences is investing $97.8 million in 54 new research and research training grants.

Applications for all of these grant programs were considered under the June 2011 deadline.

Training Seminars on Two NCES Surveys, Presentations on Education Attainment at AERA Annual Meeting

For those attending the April 13–17 annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA) in Vancouver, British Columbia, please feel free to check out the following training seminars and presentations by the National Center for Education Statistics:


Training seminars Registration is required for the training seminars. Please visit the AERA website for more details and to reserve your spot for the training.

Building Data Bridges — Registration Now Open for STATS-DC 2012 Data Conference

Registration is now open to attend the July 11–13 NCES Summer Data Conference. If you are interested, you can also submit a session or demonstration proposal for the conference. For more information about the conference and how to submit a proposal, visit the IES conference page.