The AERA Report and Recommendations for the Reauthorization of the Institute of Education Sciences is the product of an 18- month project by an AERA task force. The AERA Council unanimously adopted the report and recommendations in February 2011. The report examines six areas of operation central to advancing IES as a premier research agency. Based on open forums, workshops, interviews, and fact finding, this AERA report offers 16 recommendations to inform Congress, the Department of Education, and other relevant stakeholders in considering IES reauthorization.
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AERA Information About the Report
April 2011 News Release
May 2011 Educational Researcher Story
October 2011 Educational Researcher Column
Education Sciences Reform Act of 2002
Current legislation providing the structure and processes for the federal education research and statistics programs is provided in the Education Sciences Reform Act of 2002.