ERIC Number: EJ656758
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: 0
Evidence-Based Education Policies: Transforming Educational Practice and Research.
Slavin, Robert E.
Educational Researcher, v31 n7 p15-21 Oct 2002
Discusses the promise and pitfalls of randomized and rigorously matched experiments as a basis for educational policy and practice, concluding that a focus on rigorous experiments evaluating replicable programs and practices is essential to build confidence in educational research among policymakers and educators. Suggests that new funding is needed for such experiments, noting the need for correlational, descriptive, and other disciplined inquiry in education. (Contains references.) (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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