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Department of Education: Institute for Education Sciences AAU FY20 Funding Brief

Institute for Education Sciences (IES) Budget Chart AAU

Funding in millions

AAU urges Congress to provide at least $670 million to the Institute for Education Sciences in FY20

High-quality research  on the science of teaching and learning is critical to the nation’s educational institutions ability to  deliver students high-quality education. Just as we invest federal resources in biomedical research to prevent and treat disease, so too must we invest in education research that can improve our understanding of how students learn and what makes an effective teacher. Investments in education research lead to improved teaching practices and student achievement, which are both essential to U.S. economic competitiveness.

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