Scientifically Based Research — U.S. Department of Education– Pg 1

The No Child Left Behind Act of 2001, which reauthorized the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, calls for the use of “scientifically based research” as the foundation for many education programs and for classroom instruction.

On February 6, 2002, Assistant Secretary for Elementary and Secondary Education Susan Neuman hosted a seminar where leading experts in the fields of education and science discussed the meaning of scientifically based research and its status across various disciplines. Below is the transcript of the seminar.

During the second half of the morning, experts discussed the implications of scientifically based research on different areas in the field of elementary and secondary education.

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