Education Policy, Finance, and Systems

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Current information about this program can be found under the Education Research program.

CFDA Number: 84.305A
Program Type: Discretionary/Competitive Grants, Contracts

The Institute intends for the Education Policy, Finance, and Systems (Policy/Finance) research program to address five goals (1) identifying policies, systemic programs or practices, and education finance programs or practices that are associated with more effective teaching and learning environments as indicated by better student outcomes (e.g., student learning, high school graduation and dropout rates); (2) developing new policies, education finance, and systemic practices; (3) evaluating the efficacy of education policies, education finance programs and practices, and systemic programs and practices; (4) providing evidence on the effectiveness of policies, finance programs and practices, and other systemic practices, implemented at scale; and (5) developing and testing cost accounting tools and measurement systems that will enable education administrators to link student-level resources to student-level achievement data.

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Last Modified: 10/24/2006