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Low-cost, Short-duration Grants to Study Local Interventions

7/28/2016 7:18:41 AM

IES has awarded the first four grants in a new research program designed to help states and school districts evaluate the effectiveness of programs, practices or policies being used in their schools. The grants are funded by NCER and NCSER.



IES Announces New FY 2016 Special Education Research Grants

7/1/2016 7:57:11 AM

NCSER recently awarded 36 new research grants under the Special Education Research Grants Program (CFDA 84.324A), totaling $70.3 million. For more information click here.



IES Announces New FY 2016 Research Training in Special Education Program Grants

7/1/2016 7:55:08 AM

NCSER recently awarded seven new training grants under the Research Training in Special Education Program (CFDA 84.324B), totaling $3.6 million. For more information click here .



IES Releases FY 2017 Funding Announcements for Grant Competitions in Special Education Research and Training

3/31/2016 10:31:49 AM

IES' National Center for Special Education Research has released FY 2017 funding announcements for grant competitions in special education research and training; the Request for Applications for each competition is available http://ies.ed.gov/funding/.



NCSER Grantees Receive the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE)

3/11/2016 12:25:58 PM

The White House has named two NCSER-supported researchers, Christopher Lemons and Cynthia Puranik, to be recipients of the PECASE, the highest honor given by the U.S. government to outstanding scientists and engineers at the early stages of their independent careers.



IES Research Centers Release Paper on the Role of Effect Size in Single-Case Research

1/7/2016 8:44:24 AM

NCER and NCSER supported a paper, "The Role of Between-Case Effect Size in Conducting, Interpreting, and Summarizing Single-Case Research," to explain how the use of between-case effect sizes in single-case design (SCD) research can enhance our knowledge of evidence-based practices.



NCSER Releases New Research Summaries of Funded Projects

10/9/2015 11:45:08 AM

The National Center for Special Education Research (NCSER) released three new research summaries documenting ongoing and completed research the Center has funded in the following topic areas: Autism Spectrum Disorders, Professional Development, and Reading. Along with the Math and Science topic, four comprehensive summaries of funded research are now available.



NCSER Holds a Low-Cost Evaluation Grant Program Competition for FY 2016

9/30/2015 1:07:47 PM

IES is requesting applications for its new Low-Cost, Short-Duration Evaluation of Special Education Interventions (84.324L) grant program. The program is designed to support rigorous evaluations of special education interventions that state or local education agencies expect to produce meaningful improvements in student education outcomes within a single academic year. The evaluations will be conducted by research institutions and education agencies working in partnership over a 2-year period using administrative data or other sources of secondary data. The competition is on an accelerated schedule with applications due January 12, 2016 and awards to be made by July 1, 2016. See the program announcement for the Request for Application.



IES Announces FY 2015 Special Education Research and Research Training Grants

6/3/2015 11:59:05 AM

IES recently made new special education research and research training grant awards for applications considered under the August 2014 deadlines. A list of these awards follows.



New Blog Focusing on IES Research

5/11/2015 1:11:17 PM

The National Center for Education Research (NCER) and The National Center for Special Education Research (NCSER) are pleased to announce the launch of Inside IES Research: Notes from NCER & NCSER. This blog premiered today with a welcome from Commissioners Thomas Brock and Joan McLaughlin.

Look to the blog for discussions of NCER and NCSER programs and services, spotlights on emerging research findings, and perspectives on issues of importance to the education sciences. The blog will be updated weekly.



Research Funding Webinars Scheduled

5/7/2015 10:41:07 AM

The National Center for Special Education Research and the National Center for Education Research within the Institute of Education Sciences will host a series of webinars related to research funding opportunities in May, June and July.
For more information regarding webinar topics, dates, and registration process, please visit http://ies.ed.gov/funding/webinars/index.asp



IES Technical Working Group Summaries Now Available

3/3/2015 2:59:44 PM

The National Center for Education Research (NCER) and the National Center for Special Education Research (NCSER) held two Technical Working Group meetings in 2014 to discuss critical research needs and ways to strengthen IES research and training programs.



NCSER Announces 2015 Single-Case Design Summer Training Institute

2/11/2015 8:37:54 AM

The National Center for Special Education Research (NCSER) at the Institute of Education Sciences announces its 5th Summer Research Training Institute on Single-Case Intervention Research Design and Analysis.



NCSER Announces 2014 Single-Case Design Summer Training Institute

6/19/2014 1:51:18 PM

The National Center for Special Education Research (NCSER) at the Institute of Education Sciences announces its 4th Summer Research Training Institute on Single-Case Intervention Research Design and Analysis. The Training Institute is intended to increase the capacity of the nation’s education researchers to conduct methodologically rigorous single-case intervention studies.

When: August 18-22, 2014
Where: Madison, Wisconsin

All applications must be received no later than Monday July 15th, 2014 at 8:00 p.m. EST.



IES has released FY2015 Funding Announcements for NCSER Grant Competitions in Special Education Research

4/24/2014 9:42:31 AM

IES has released FY2015 Funding Announcements for NCSER Grant Competitions in Special Education Research (CFDA 84.324A) and Research Training Program in Special Education: Early Career Development and Mentoring (CFDA 84.324B). All applications are due on August 7, 2014.