Cost Analysis in Practice: IES Offers Resources for Cost Analysis Studies

The Cost Analysis in Practice (CAP) Project is a 3-year initiative funded by the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) to support researchers and practitioners who are planning or conducting a cost analysis of educational programs and practices. This blog, Cost Analysis in Practice: Resources for Cost Analysis Studies, is the first of a series of blogs that discusses practical details regarding cost studies.

You can request technical assistance with planning or conducting your cost analysis from the CAP project’s Help Desk at

Also, you can view tools and guidance on the IES Standards for Excellence in Education Research website: