Advancing High-Quality Research to Improve Education Policy and Practice

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Fellowship Programs

The National Academy of Education awards two professional development fellowship programs in partnership with the Spencer Foundation. These programs seek to encourage new generations of scholars to undertake and strengthen research relevant to the improvement of education and support early-career scholars working in critical areas of education research. In addition, fellows participate in professional development retreats with National Academy of Education members, senior scholars, and other leaders in the field.

Research at the Academy

The National Academy of Education is dedicated to advancing high-quality education research for use in policy and practice. Learn more about our current initiatives and reports.


NAEd Member Carl Wieman Awarded 2020 Yidan Prize

Congratulations to NAEd Member Carl Wieman on receiving the 2020 Yidan Prize, the largest research award available in education. Dr. Wieman plans to use the $4 million award to continue and enhance the PhET Interactive Simulations Project, which he established in 2002...

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Remembering the Lives and Careers of Seven NAEd Members

We recently learned of the very sad news that seven NAEd members have passed away: Bernard Bailyn, David Cohen, Miriam Ben-Peretz, James Greeno, Valerie Lee, Fritz Oser, and Finis Welch. We join their families and friends in grieving these incredible scholars, whose...

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Upcoming Events

2020 Annual Meeting and Fellows Retreat
November 4-6, 2020

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