Former name: National Education Knowledge Industry Association - Former acronym: NEKIA
Organization's Own Description:
Knowledge Alliance (formerly known as NEKIA) was founded in 1997 as a non-profit, non-partisan strategic alliance to address the increasingly urgent need to apply rigorous research to persistent educational challenges facing our country’s schools.
Composed of leading education organizations, Alliance members are involved in high-quality education research, development, dissemination, technical assistance and evaluation at the federal, regional, state, tribal, and local levels.
The Alliance works closely with the US Congress, US Department of Education and other federal agencies in advocating knowledge-based policy for innovation and improvement in education. read more