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ERIC Number: ED423610
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998-Sep
Pages: 596
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
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Research Compendium: Office of Educational Research and Improvement's National Institutes.
Fox, Jim
The Office of Educational Research and Improvement includes five National Education Research Institutes. This document reports on these Institutes' activities. The text opens with a discussion of the activities of the National Institute on Early Childhood Development and Education, including the operations of its subsidiary, the National Center for Early Development and Learning. The National Institute on the Education of At-Risk Students is covered next and features overviews of the Center for Research on Education, Diversity, and Excellence and the Center for Research on the Education of Students Placed At Risk. This section is followed by an analysis of the National Institute on Educational Governance, Finance, Policymaking, and Management and its programs, such as the Consortium for Policy Research in Education and the National Center for the Study of Teaching and Policy. The report then describes the activities of the National Institute on Postsecondary Education, Libraries, and Lifelong Learning. This Institute's centers include the National Center for Postsecondary Improvement and the National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy. Finally, the National Institute on Student Achievement, Curriculum, and Assessment includes the Center for the Improvement of Early Reading Achievement, the National Center for Research on Evaluation, Standards, and Student Testing, the National Center for Improving Student Learning and Achievement in Mathematics and Science, and the National Research Center on English Learning and Achievement. Each section includes information on field-initiated studies, small-business innovation research, and directed research. (RJM)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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Authoring Institution: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.