Regional Educational Laboratory Program


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What Works Clearinghouse

The Effectiveness of a Difference-Education Program for Incoming College Freshmen
For a recent study of 168 incoming college freshmen, researchers investigated the impact of attending a moderated panel discussion on their adjustment to college.
The Impacts of the i3 Scale-Up of Reading Recovery from Year One
Researchers recently examined the Year 1 impacts of the Investing in Innovation (i3) scale-up of Reading Recovery, a short-term intervention for struggling readers, on the reading achievement of first-grade students.
"Open Court Reading" Has Potentially Positive Effects for Early Readers
Open Court Reading© is a reading program for students in grades K–6 that is designed to teach decoding, comprehension, inquiry, and writing in a three-part logical progression.
More Research is Needed on the Carbo Reading Styles Program
The Carbo Reading Styles Program® is a literacy intervention for students in grades K–12 that aims to meet the individual needs of learners through assessment and attention to students’ particular reading learning styles.
Research on Fast Track Shows Potentially Positive Impacts on Children Classified as Having an Emotional Disturbance
Fast Track is a comprehensive intervention program designed to reduce conduct problems and promote academic, behavioral, and social improvement.

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National Center for Special Education Research (NCSER)

NCSER Announces 2014 Single-Case Design Summer Training Institute
The National Center for Special Education Research (NCSER) at the Institute of Education Sciences announces its 4th Summer Research Training Institute on Single-Case Intervention Research Design and Analysis.
IES has released FY2015 Funding Announcements for NCSER Grant Competitions in Special Education Research
IES has released FY2015 Funding Announcements for NCSER Grant Competitions in Special Education Research (CFDA 84.
IES Releases Synthesis of Research on Improving Reading
This report summarizes findings from research supported by Institute of Education Sciences (IES) on effective methods for assessing students with or at risk for reading disabilities, the basic cognitive and linguistic processes behind reading disabilities, how to make reading instruction more effective for students with reading disabilities, and how to bring research-based instructional practices into the classroom.
IES Releases Synthesis of Research on Early Intervention and Early Childhood Education
The purpose of the synthesis is to describe what has been learned from research grants on early intervention and childhood education funded by the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) National Center for Education Research and National Center for Special Education Research and published in peer-reviewed outlets through June 2010.
NCSER Announces FY 2013 Research and Research Training Grants
IES recently made new research and research training grant awards for applications considered under the June and September 2012 deadlines.

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