News & Events
June 14, 2013: Positions Open at CEEP The Center for Evaluation & Education Policy seeks one or more Evaluation Coordinators/Research Associates to join its team of research and evaluation professionals. Appointment at the Assistant Research Scientist level will be considered if qualifications warrant. With more than 40 years of evaluation and education policy experience, CEEP is a nationally recognized evaluation research center with more than 50 full-time staff members (including full-time Ph.D.-level research scientists, faculty, graduate assistants and professional and support staff) conducting between 60-80 research and evaluation projects a year, with over $12 million in current research funding.
Click Here to see the full description of the position and requirements, and information on how to apply.
June 14, 2013: College Readiness is Focus of Educational Leadership Conference, June 20-21 College readiness is the focus of the annual educational leadership conference at IU. How well does Indiana prepare students for college? And how could that system be improved? Such questions will be the primary focus of the 46th annual Educational Leadership Summer Conference presented by the Indiana University School Administrators Association in Bloomington. Sessions will also address social media and how schools handle free speech issues surrounding it, as well as education research on teaching and leadership.
On Thursday, June 20, a variety of guests -- including the state's commissioner for higher education, the chair of the Indiana House Education Committee, representatives of the Indiana Department of Education, local superintendents and IU School of Education faculty -- will discuss these issues in depth. Friday's session, June 21, features national researchers and policymakers discussing college access.
The annual conference is sponsored by the IUSAA, the IU School of Education and the Center for Evaluation & Education Policy, with support from the Regional Educational Laboratory Midwest.
A full agenda, links to registration and more information on the conference are available online.
Click HERE to see the full IU media release about the upcoming conference.
March 15, 2013: New CEEP Education Policy Brief. "Is Indiana Ready for State-Funded Pre-K Programs? Revisited"
In 2006 CEEP published a brief on the benefits of prekindergarten programs and encouraged state support of these programs in Indiana. As the state legislature and other Indiana leaders are now seriously discussing the possibility of some level of support for pre-K programs, this new brief by CEEP and the Indiana Institute on Disability and Community updates the evidence about the academic gains and potential long-term social and economic benefits of early education programs. The brief also includes recommendations for structuring the programs to ensure quality.
Indiana is one of only 11 states that provide no funding for prekindergarten education, and it is estimated that far below half of Indiana's eligible children attend such programs.
Click Here to open a PDF file with the new policy brief. Click Here to open a PDF version of the Fast Facts sheet for this brief. Click Here to see the media release issued by Indiana University about this policy brief.