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Do Tiered Evidence Grants Work?

Tuesday, July 11th, 2017 - 9:22
It recently released a nine-point agenda recommending actions that Congress can take to ground funding decisions on this basis.  One of its recommended actions is to expand the use of “tiered evidence” grants. But do they work?

Tiered Evidence Grants - An Assessment of the Education Innovation and Research Program

Tuesday, July 11th, 2017 - 9:13
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Early-stage innovations receive smaller grants; mid-level programs with promising evidence receive larger grants; and initiatives with substantial evidence of success in multiple settings are expanded nationally and receive the largest grants.

Dr. Ellen Stofan

Wednesday, October 5th, 2016 - 13:22
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What are NASA’s key science priorities? What is NASA doing to promote Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education? When will we have definitive evidence of life outside of Earth? Join host Michael Keegan as they explore these questions with Dr. Ellen Stofan, NASA Chief Scientist.
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Mon, 01/02/2017
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What are NASA’s key science priorities? What is NASA doing to promote Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education? When will we have definitive evidence of life outside of Earth? Join host Michael Keegan as they explore these questions with Dr. Ellen Stofan, NASA Chief Scientist.

Dr. Ellen Stofan

Wednesday, October 5th, 2016 - 13:21
Dr. Ellen Stofan was appointed NASA chief scientist on August 25, 2013, serving as principal advisor to NASA Administrator Charles Bolden on the agency's science programs and science-related strategic planning and investments.

John Bridgeland and Bruce Reed

Friday, April 15th, 2016 - 14:03

Joy Lesnick

Friday, October 30th, 2015 - 15:03
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What is the What Works Clearinghouse? How does the National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance within U.S. Department of Education ensure the widespread dissemination of its research findings? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and much more with Joy Lesnick, Acting Commissioner, NCEE within the U.S. Department of Education.
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Mon, 02/15/2016
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Joy Lesnick

Joy Lesnick

Friday, October 30th, 2015 - 15:03
Joy Lesnick joined NCEE to work on the What Works Clearinghouse. A former fourth grade teacher, Joy received her doctorate in educational policy from the University of Pennsylvania before heading to Vanderbilt University for an IES postdoctoral fellowship.

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Risk Management for Grants Administration

Wednesday, January 21st, 2015 - 10:28
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Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - 09:26
The Department of Educaton (ED) maintains many risk management tools, two of which are new: the State Score Cards and the Entity Risk Review.  This report explains how these two tools are being used and provides examples of how risk management tools have been used to track the progress of two high risk grantees: Detroit Public Schools and Puerto Rico.

Risk Management for Grants Administration: A Case Study of the Department of Education

Monday, January 19th, 2015 - 15:28
During this period, the department created its Risk Management Service, and expanded that office in 2007.