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					Natalie A. Tran
natran@fullerton.edu
   The oldest agency to collect data and statistics
    on education
   25 collections: preK-12, higher education, adults,
    and institutions
   Objective facts: data, tools, stats, and issue
    briefs
   DO NOT provide explanations & implications for
    results
   Has rich data but data are not used effectively!
   Everyone!
   Free!
http://nces.ed.gov/
 Assessments
 Early Childhood
 Elementary & Secondary
 International
 Library
 Postsecondary Education
   National Assessment of Educational
    Progress (NAEP): reading, mathematics,
    science, writing, U.S. history, civics,
    geography, and the arts.
   National Assessments of Adult Literacy
    (NAAL): Adult literacy
   Early Childhood Longitudinal Study (ECLS):
    Kindergarten Class of 1998-99 (ECLS-K) and Birth Cohort
    (ECLS-B). Provide detailed information on children's
    health, early care and early school experiences.

   National Household Education Survey (NHES): School
    Readiness and Parent and Family Involvement in
    Education. Surveys on adult education, parent and family
    involvement in education, before- and after-school
    programs and activities, civic involvement, early
    childhood program participation, household library use,
    school readiness, and school safety and discipline.
   Beginning Teacher Longitudinal Study
   Career/Technical Education Statistics
   Common Core of Data
   Crime and Safety Surveys
   Education Finance Statistics Center
   Education Longitudinal Study of 2002 (10th grade to work)
   High School and Beyond (high school, postsecondary education, and
    into the workplace)
   High School Longitudinal Study of 2009 ( 9th graders through their
    high school, postsecondary, and early career experiences, focusing on
    college decision-making. STEM education emphasis and counselor
    included.
   High School Transcript Studies
   Private School Survey
   Rural Education in America
   School Survey on Crime and Safety
   Schools and Staffing Survey
   Trends in International Mathematics and
    Science Study (TIMSS)
   Progress in International Reading Literacy
    Study (PIRLS),
   Program for International Student
    Assessment (PISA)
   Program for the International Assessment of
    Adult Competencies (PIAAC),
   Library Statistics Program: surveys on
    academic libraries, public libraries, school
    library media centers, and state library
    agencies.
   Baccalaureate and Beyond: undergraduate education,
    future employment, and education expectations.
   Beginning Postsecondary Students Longitudinal Study:
    postsecondary education and into the labor force, as well
    as family formation.
   Career/Technical Education Statistics: secondary and
    postsecondary levels, adults seeking work-related
    education and training.
   National Postsecondary Student Aid Study: how
    students and their families pay for postsecondary
    education.
   National Study of Postsecondary Faculty: faculty and
    instructional staff at public and private institutions.
   http://nces.ed.gov/nationsreportcard/

   NAEP Data Explorer:
    http://nces.ed.gov/nationsreportcard/naepda
    ta/
   Public data: certain fields are deleted or
    collapsed
   Restricted data: sensitive data are available
   Data are on loan to organizations
   Conditions:
    1) Only authorized personnel may have
    access to data (including janitor)
    2) An office space to store data
    3) Store data on computer not connecting to
    internet
http://ies.ed.gov/whatsnew/conferences/

   06/25/2012 Summer Research Training
    Institute: Single-Case Intervention Research
    Design and Analysis (NCSER)

    07/15/2012 Summer Research Training
    Institute: Cluster-Randomized Trials (NCER)
   http://www.aera.net/grantsprogram/res_trainin
    g/res_grants/RGFly.html
   Deadlines:
    January, 2012 to be reviewed in February
    March, 2012 to be reviewed in April
    September, 2012 to be reviewed in October
   $20,000 for 1-year projects
   Up to $35,000 for 2-year projects
   15 Research Grants will be awarded per year
   http://www.aera.net/grantsprogram/res_training
    /diss_grants/DGFly.html
   Deadlines
    January, 2012 to be reviewed in February
    March, 2012 to be reviewed in April
    September, 2012 to be reviewed in October
   Up to $20,000 for 1-year projects
   15 Dissertation Grants will be awarded per year.
Natalie A. Tran, Secondary Education
natran@fullerton.edu
Genelle Belmas, Communications
gbelmas@fullerton.edu

Natalie A. Tran, Secondary Education
natran@fullerton.edu

				
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