The Roles Foundations are Playing in the Evidence-Based Policy Movement

The Roles Foundations are Playing in the Evidence-Based Policy Movement
The role of private foundations in the evidence-based policy movement is extensive and significant. Foundations have been shifting their focus from the general government to supporting more state and local levels. Robert C. Granger explores the evolving nature of foundations and provides examples to place the change in context. Continue reading The Roles Foundations are Playing in the Evidence-Based Policy Movement

The Institute of Education Sciences: A Model for Federal Research Offices

The Institute of Education Sciences: A Model for Federal Research Offices
Research offices of cabinet-level departments in the federal government are crucial in maintaining and promoting evidence-based policy. Grover J. Whitehurst uses the Institute of Education Sciences as a model for addressing the challenges and recommendations for improving the functioning of federal government research offices. Continue reading The Institute of Education Sciences: A Model for Federal Research Offices

The Role of Federal Agencies in Creating and Administering Evidence-Based Policies

The Role of Federal Agencies in Creating and Administering Evidence-Based Policies
Federal agencies’ push towards the intentional use of evidence in policy development is cause for federal agencies to evaluate the accessibility of existing evidence. Rebecca A. Maynard discusses the four pillars of support provided by federal agencies in the road to advance the federal evidence-based policy agenda. Continue reading The Role of Federal Agencies in Creating and Administering Evidence-Based Policies