What research programs does the Department have?
The National Research Center for Career and Technical Education coordinates research programs on career and technical education.
The National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR) provides support for a comprehensive program of research related to the rehabilitation of individuals with disabilities.
How can I find research results?
The Institute of Education Sciences lists its latest research reports on its What's New page. It also provides a publication search page that lets you search through everything it has published online.
The Education Resources Information Center (ERIC) is a searchable database of education research and information.
ED's Doing What Works website is a growing collection of research-based instructional practices. Currently it provides information on early childhood education, English language learners, math and science, and the psychology of learning.
The What Works Clearinghouse publishes reports on the evidence of effectiveness of education programs and practices in reading, math, early childhood education, English language learners, character education, and dropout prevention.
The What Works Clearinghouse also provides practice guides to help educators apply the results of research in the classroom.