Midwestern Universities Lead Race for N.I.E. Centers

Mirga, Tom
March 1985
Education Week;3/20/1985, Vol. 4 Issue 26, p11
The article reports on the lead of Midwestern Universities in a competition for grants to operate the 11 research and development centers of the U.S. National Institute of Education. The grants to the centers are considered to be the largest procurement in the history of Education Department. The University of Chicago won a planning award and other schools won for multiple awards. Winners of the planning awards have several distinct disadvantages over other fields though they earn money.


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