Impact Evaluation of Departmentalized Instruction in Elementary Schools

Agency: Department of Education
State: District of Columbia
Level of Government: Federal
Category:
  • B - Special Studies and Analyses - Not R&D
Opps ID: NBD00159578957477087
Posted Date: Sep 29, 2017
Due Date:
Solicitation No: ED-IES-17-R-0019(IESE170055AP)
Source: Members Only
Solicitation Number :
ED-IES-17-R-0019(IESE170055AP)
Notice Type :
Award
Contract Award Date :
September 27, 2017
Contract Award Number :
ED-IES-17-C-0064
Contract Award Dollar Amount :
$2,151,911 (Base Period Obligation); $6,922,150 (Base + Option Periods)
Contract Line Item Number :
0001 through 0005
Contractor Awarded Name :
Mathematica Policy Research
Contractor Awarded DUNS :
154308522
Contractor Awarded Address :
1100 1st Street, NE, 12th Floor

Washington, District of Columbia 20002
United States
Synopsis :
Added: May 09, 2017 3:17 pm
Fiscal Year 2017 Tracking #IESE170055AP

Solicitation Number ED-IES-17-R-0019


***THIS NOTICE IS NOT A REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS****


This synopsis notice is posted in accordance with Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Part 5.203(a).


The U.S. Department of Education (Department) anticipates release of a new Fiscal Year 2017 procurement titled " Impact Evaluation of Departmentalized Instruction in Elementary Schools" (hereafter referred to as "Departmentalization Study") on behalf of the Departments' Institute for Education Sciences (IES), National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance (NCEE). The overarching purpose of the Departmentalization Study procurement is to evaluate the impact of departmentalized instruction in elementary schools on student achievement. More specifically, the evaluation will use a random assignment design to examine the impact of switching from self-contained instruction (teachers teach all subjects to a fraction of students in a particular grade) to departmentalized instruction (teachers teach one subject to all students in a particular grade).


ANTICIPATED PERIOD OF PERFORMANCE
The period of performance of this contract is one, 18-month base period, with two (2) Option Periods to be exercised at the discretion of the government. Option Period 1 is anticipated to be 24 months and Option Period 2 is expected to last for 20 months.


ANTICIPATED ACQUISITION STRATEGY
The Department anticipates releasing the Request for Proposals (RFP) in May 2017. It is also anticipated that the acquisition strategy will be a negotiated, competitive acquisition (open to both small and large businesses) conducted in accordance with FAR Part 15.


POINTS of CONTACT for QUESTIONS/COMMENTS
Questions or comments concerning this notice or its contents may be directed to Pavan Mehrotra, Contract Specialist, via EMAIL ONLY to Pavan.Mehrotra@ed.gov, with a carbon copy to Veronica.Price@ed.gov, (Contracting Officer).

Added: Jun 09, 2017 3:52 pm

****SOLICITATION POSTING NOTICE****

The purpose of this notice is to issue the Request for Proposals (RFP Number ED-IES-17-R-0019) for the Impact Evaluation of Departmentalized Instruction in Elementary Schools procurement.

All questions or comments concerning this notice or its contents must be directed to Pavan Mehrotra, Contract Specialist, via EMAIL ONLY at Pavan.Mehrotra@ed.gov ; with a carbon copy to Veronica L. Price, Contracting Officer, at Veronica.Price@ed.gov .

Added: Jun 22, 2017 2:36 pm
Amendment 0001 to ED-IES-17-R-0019 answers all clarification questions and revises the Performance Work Statement. Please see the attachment for details.
Added: Sep 27, 2017 9:00 pm
The purpose of this notice is to notify industry of the award made to Mathematica Policy Research. The period of performance will consist of an 18-month base period and two option periods (Option Period I has a duration from August 25, 2018 to August 25, 2020 and Option Period II has a duration from January 25, 2020 to September 25, 2021) that would result in a 48-month period contract in total. The total contract value is $6,922,150, if all options are exercised.

This is a contract to conduct an impact evaluation of departmentalized instruction in elementary schools. The evaluation will examine the impact of switching from self-contained classrooms (where teachers teach all subjects to the same group of students) to departmentalized instruction in grades 4 and 5.

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DRAFT PWS
Type:
Other (Draft RFPs/RFIs, Responses to Questions, etc..)
Label:
DRAFT PWS
Posted Date:
May 9, 2017
Description: Attachment A - DRAFT PWS
Solicitation 1
Type:
Solicitation
Posted Date:
June 9, 2017
Description: RFP ED-IES-17-R-0019 with Attachments
Amendment 1
Type:
Mod/Amendment
Posted Date:
June 22, 2017
SF30.pdf (1,558.10 Kb)
Description: Amendment 0001 to ED-IES-17-R-0019
Contracting Office Address :
550 12th Street, SW, 7th Floor
Washington, District of Columbia 20202
Primary Point of Contact. :
Secondary Point of Contact :
Veronica L. Price,
Sr. Contracting Officer

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