Contracts for 16 ERIC Centers Set
Washington--The Education Department last week announced the recipients of contracts to operate the 16 clearinghouses of the Educational Resources Information Center system.
The clearinghouses are the major components of the eric system, whose regional offices are each responsible for collecting and disseminating information about a particular subject area.
Thirteen of the five-year awards are renewals of previous contracts. Three institutions outbid longtime contractors. (See Education Week, Jan. 13, 1988.)
Following is a list of the clearinghouses, the institutions chosen to operate them, and their awards for the first year.
An asterisk before the name of the4institution denotes that this is a new eric contract.
Junior Colleges University of California at Los Angeles: $262,439
Higher Education George Washington University: $371,038
Languages and Linguistics Center for Applied Linguistics, Washington, D.C.: $285,260.
Tests, Measurement, and Evaluation
- American Institutes for Research, Washington, D.C.: $269,959
Teacher Education American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, Washington, D.C.: $293,919
Reading and Communication Skills
- Indiana University: $351,062
Social Studies/Social Science Education Indiana University: $341,443
Elementary and Early-Childhood Education University of Illinois: $286,218
Counseling and Personnel Services University of Michigan: $266,640
Information Resources Syracuse University: $298,283
Urban Education Teachers College, Columbia University: $262,619
Adult, Career, and Vocational Education Ohio State University: $363,952
Science, Mathematics, and Environmental Education Ohio State University: $315,255
Educational Management University of Oregon: $265,774
Handicapped and Gifted Children Council for Exceptional Children, Reston, Va.: $461,161
Rural Education and Small Schools
- Appalachia Educational Laboratory, Charleston, W.Va.: $269,196