Field-Initiated Research Law and Legal Definition

Pursuant to 20 USCS § 9501 (12), [Title 20. Education; Chapter 76. Education Research, Statistics, Evaluation, Information, And Dissemination; Education Sciences Reform] the term field-initiated research means “basic research or applied research in which specific questions and methods of study are generated by investigators (including teachers and other practitioners) and that conforms to standards of scientifically valid research.”