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Table 2: SF 424 (R&R) Item 4b Codes for Education Research Programs (CFDA 84.305A) Research Program Code and Writing NCER-RW Mathematics and Science Education NCER-MS Cognition and Student Learning ( note 1 ) NCER-CASL Teacher Quality – and Writing NCER-TQRW Teacher Quality – Mathematics and Science Education NCER-TQMS Social and Behavioral Context for Academic Learning NCER-SocBeh Education Leadership NCER-EdLead Education Policy, Finance, and Systems NCER-EdPol Organization and Management of Schools and Districts NCER-OrgMgmt Analysis of Longitudinal Data to Support State and Local Education Reform ( note 2) NCER-Data Early Learning Programs and Policies NCER-ELPP English Learners NCER-EL Postsecondary Education NCER-Postsec Adult Education NCER-Adult Education Technology ( note 3 ) NCER-EdTech note 1 – Exploration, Development, Efficacy, and Measurement Goals only note 2 – Exploration Goal only note 3 – Development, Efficacy, Scale-up, and Measurement Goals only Application Goals Code Exploration Projects Exploration Development and Innovation Projects Development Efficacy and Replication Projects Efficacy Scale-up Evaluations Scale-up Measurement Projects Measurement
Table 3: SF 424 (R&R) Item 4b Codes for Special Education Research Programs (CFDA 84.324A) Research Program Code Early Intervention and Early Learning in Special Education NCSER-EIEL , Writing, and Language Development NCSER-RWL Mathematics and Science Education NCSER-MS Social and Behavioral Outcomes to Support Learning NCSER-SocBeh Transition Outcomes for Special Education Secondary Students NCSER-Trans Cognition and Student Learning in Special Education ( note 1 ) NCSER-CASL Professional Development for Teachers and Related Services Providers NCSER-PD Special Education Policy, Finance, and Systems NCSER-SYS Autism Spectrum Disorders NCSER-ASD note 1 – Exploration, Development, Efficacy, and Measurement Goals only Application Goals Code Exploration Projects Exploration Development and Innovation Projects Development Efficacy and Replication Projects Efficacy Scale-up Evaluations Scale-up Measurement Projects Measurement
Table 4: SF 424 (R&R) Item 4b Codes for Other Competitions ( note 1 ) National Research and Development Centers (CFDA 84.305C) Topic One: Cognition and Adult Literacy NCER Adult Literacy Topic Two: State and Local Education Policy NCER State/Local Topic Three: Postsecondary Education and Employment NCER Postsec Employ Special Education Research and Development Centers (CFDA 84.324C) Topic One: School-Based Interventions for Secondary Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders NCSER ASD-Secondary Topic Two Assessment and Accountability NCSER Assess Topic Three: Reading Instruction for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students NCSER Reading/DHH Topic Four: Working Memory Interventions for Students with Disabilities NCSER Working Memory Evaluation of State and Local Education Programs and Policies (CFDA 83.305E) State&Local note 1 – Goal categories do not apply to these grant programs
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***It is critical that applicants include in the abstract the research topic and goal and that these agree with Item 4b of SF 424 (R&R) Application for Federal Assistance. See Grants.gov Application Submission Guide for topic and goal codes.