New Grants

Haley Vlach received $530,000 from the National Science Foundation for the project, “The Role of Timing in Children’s Science Learning,” which will contribute to understanding how science concepts are learned, through August 2019.


Eric Grodsky, Rich Halverson, and Steve Kimball received $2 million from the U.S. Dept. of Education for the project Connecting Educators and Evidence through Data, through September 2019.


Matt Hora and Ross Benbow received $782,000 of a $2.2 million National Science Foundation grant running through April, 2020. UW-Madison's portion totals $1,589,057 and the Rochester Institute of Technology will receive $647,103 for the project, Collaborative Research: Exploring Factors that Shape Education and Workplace Training on Essential 21st Century Competencies: A Translational Study in Four High-STEM Job Regions.


Mitchell Nathan and Peter Steiner received $339,000 from the U.S. Dept. or Education for the project, How Dynamic Gestures and Directed Actions Contribute to Mathematical Proof Practices, through June 2020.


Sara Goldrick-Rab received $25,000 from the William T. Grant Foundation for the project #RealCollege: A National Convening on Food and Housing Insecurity Among Undergraduates, through May 2016.


Drew Anderson received $50,000 from the Spencer Foundation for the project Using Multiple Discontinuities to Estimate Broad Effects of Public Need-Based Aid for College, through March 2017.


Steven Kimball (PI) received $759,000 from the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction for Academic and Career Planning Process Implementation Support, through August 2018.


Brad Carl (PI) received $10,000 from the U.S. Department of Education for the GEAR UP Evaluation Project 2015-2016, through August 2016.