Where do Educators go to Learn About Research?
Identifies the people, organizations, and social media educators report as their sources for research-based information.
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Formats of Research-Based Resources Used in School Decision Making
Identifies the research-based resources used by educators.Continue reading Resources Used in School Decision Making
Educators’ Experiences with Research
Based on survey results, learn how educators have been involved with research. Continue reading Educators’ Experiences with Research
Educators’ Networks as a primary search strategy for finding useful evidence
This report describes where educators search for their evidence to inform decisions.Continue reading Educators’ Networks as a primary search strategy for finding useful evidence
Views on research through the voices of educators
This discusses educators’ attitudes and beliefs about research.
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Mapping the field: Use of research evidence in policy and practice
This article discusses the map of the URE landscape and networks. A list of funding sources and a bibliography of the field are included.Continue reading Mapping the field: Use of research evidence in policy and practice
Structures for Research Use in Schools
In our recent survey, teachers and administrators were asked to describe how they hear about research to help make decisions about classroom practice, school-based decisions, and district-level decisions. This report shows what “structures” educators have available. Continue reading Structures for Research Use in Schools
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
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
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