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CREA generates evidence for policymaking that is methodologically, culturally, and contextually defensible.

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The Center is a research, service, and outreach unit that offers professional development and serves as the liaison for school-university partnerships. 

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CTRL is a research lab associated with the University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign. The primary aim of the CTRL is to investigate how to meaningfully engage all learners in technology-mediated learning, with a focus on computer science and computational thinking.

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ECAP is home to numerous research, technical assistance, and service projects that focus on educating and raising young children. One such project under the scope of ECAP is the Illinois Early Learning Project, which is a source for evidence-based, reliable information on early care and education for parents, caregivers, and teachers of young children in Illinois.

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EJP is a vibrant community of students and educators who are committed to expanding higher education within American prisons.

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The EmIT group aims to explore the potential of emerging technologies–particularly those that allow for physical and embodied interactions–for generating powerful learning experiences. The EmIT group leverages the significant expertise of faculty and students at Illinois in both the development of cutting edge technology as well as an understanding of how people learn concepts and skills in a variety of domains.

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The Forum provides empirical evidence to policymakers and the public and disseminates information on key questions facing P-20 education.

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HEC is a cross-disciplinary affiliation of individuals with professional interests in higher education.

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ILSDI is a campus-wide effort led by the College of Education to break ground with one of the New Strategic Investment Initiatives outlined in the Visioning Future Excellence at Illinois Outcomes Report (2013).

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INTC is a statewide group of educational stakeholders at the forefront of providing leadership for promoting new teacher induction and mentoring.

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NILOA helps faculty and staff in academic programs and institutions productively use assessment data.

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OCCRL studies policies, programs, and practices designed to enhance education outcomes for diverse youths and adults.

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MSTE enhances student achievement and teaching performance in the fields of mathematics, science, and technology.

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PRC provides resources and supports to secondary and postsecondary institutions, employers, communities, and other partners.

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UPS is a lab school where children use The Project Approach to engage in creative, challenging, and meaningful curricular inquiries.