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.  Their work includes research, evaluation, and statistics to guide program policies, designs, and implementations.  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. 

Grover (Russ) Whitehurst is a senior fellow at Brookings Institution and previously was director of the Institute of Education Sciences.  He serves as an Advisory Committee member to the Center. 

ACCESS PDF:   https://doi.org/10.1177/0002716218768801

Citation:  Whitehurst, G.  (July 2018). The Institute of Education Sciences: A Model for Federal Research Offices.  The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, 678(1), 124-133.

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