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To address nationally significant problems and issues in education, the U.S. Department of Education's Institute for Educational Sciences, through its National Center for Education Research (NCER), supports university-based National Research & Development Centers. The centers address specific topics such as early childhood development and learning, student learning and achievement, cultural and linguistic diversity and second language learning, postsecondary improvement, adult learning, and education policy. In addition, each center has collaborating partners, and many work with elementary and secondary schools as well as postsecondary institutions. Centers may be contacted directly for a catalog of their publications and services.

    • Center for Data-Driven Reform in Education
    • Center for Research on Education, Diversity and Excellence (CREDE)
    • Center for Research on Evaluation, Standards, and Student Testing (CRESST)
    • Center for Research on the Education of Students Placed At-Risk (CRESPAR)
    • Center for the Improvement of Early Reading Achievement (CIERA)
    • Center for the Study of Teaching and Policy (CTP)
    • National Center for Early Development and Learning (NCEDL)
    • National Center for Improving Student Learning and Achievement in Mathematics and Science (NCISLA)
    • National Center for Postsecondary Improvement (NCPI)
    • National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy (NCSALL)
    • National Center on Increasing the Effectiveness of State and Local Education Reform Efforts
    • National Research & Development Center on English Learning & Achievement (CELA)
    • National Research Center on the Gifted and Talented (NRC/GT)