TITLE

Shift in Regional Education Labs' Role Stirs Concern

AUTHOR(S)
Viadero, Debra
PUB. DATE
March 2007
SOURCE
Education Week;3/14/2007, Vol. 26 Issue 27, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article explains changes to the relationships between regional education laboratories and the U.S. federal government, beginning in the spring of 2006. Under the updated plan, the Institute of Education Sciences, a part of the U.S. Department of Education, will use five-year contracts with ten regional labs, charging them with doing slow, careful, and rigorous educational research. The slow-down caused by the changes has practitioners concerned about meeting federal accountability deadlines.
ACCESSION #
24412499

 

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