Applied Research Law and Legal Definition

Pursuant to 20 USCS § 9501 (2), [Title 20. Education; Chapter 76. Education Research, Statistics, Evaluation, Information, And Dissemination; Education Sciences Reform] the term applied research means “research--

(A) to gain knowledge or understanding necessary for determining the means by which a recognized and specific need may be met; and

(B) that is specifically directed to the advancement of practice in the field of education.”