SEC. 2225

NATIONAL EVALUATION AND INFORMATION DISSEMINATION

 

 

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``SEC. 2225. <<NOTE: 20 USC 6645.>> NATIONAL EVALUATION AND
                          INFORMATION DISSEMINATION.

    ``(a) National Evaluation.--From funds reserved under section
2222(b)(1), the Director of the Institute of Education Sciences shall
conduct a national evaluation of the grant and subgrant programs
assisted under this subpart. Such evaluation shall include high-quality
research that applies rigorous and systematic procedures to obtain valid
knowledge relevant to the implementation

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and effect of the programs and shall directly coordinate with individual
State evaluations of the programs' implementation and impact.
    ``(b) Program Improvement.--The Secretary shall--
            ``(1) provide the findings of the evaluation conducted under
        this section to State educational agencies and subgrant
        recipients for use in program improvement;
            ``(2) make such findings publicly available, including on
        the websites of the Department and the Institute of Education
        Sciences;
            ``(3) submit such findings to the Committee on Health, 
        Education, Labor, and Pensions of the Senate and the Committee
        on Education and the Workforce of the House of Representatives; 
        and
            ``(4) make publicly available, in a manner consistent with
        paragraph (2), best practices for implementing evidence-based
        activities under this subpart, including evidence-based
        activities, defined for the purpose of this paragraph as
        activities meeting the requirements of section 8101(21)(A)(i).


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