IES Is Requesting Your Feedback on Research Topics

IES Director Mark Schneider is requesting feedback from the field on how to frame next year’s grants. He hopes this request will mobilize the research community to reach out with their ideas. Please see his request for feedback and send comments as soon as possible to Mark Schneider, Director of IES at

Some topics include the following:

Short-term “off-cycle” competitions

IES is considering whether to release three topic specific RFAs in the middle of next winter.

  1. Using state longitudinal data systems to measure long-term outcomes
  2. Using NAEP process data
  3. Systematic evaluation of widely used math and reading programs

Revisiting NCER and NCSER topic areas

See the complete request for feedback here: