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Nov29

Education and Career Planning in High School: A National Study of School and Student Characteristics and College-Going Behaviors

This study used student and counselor survey responses from a nationally representative longitudinal dataset to examine the relationships between students' participation in three core elements of education and career planning during high school and their application, coursetaking, and enrollment behaviors associated with the transition to college. » More info

Nov23

What Works Clearinghouse requests information on rigorous research on interventions that promote postsecondary success

The WWC has released a request for information on rigorous research on interventions that promote postsecondary success. » More info

Nov17

New Report Release on Revenues and Expenditures for Public School Districts in 2018-19

The national median of total revenues per pupil and expenditures per pupil increased across all public school districts between budget years 2018 and 2019. » More info

The Work of IES

Watch a short video on how IES is supporting the development and use of independent education research, evaluation, and statistics.

Standards and Review

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The IES Standards and Review Office oversees peer review of reports and research grant applications.

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Featured Resources

Dashboards on Learning Modes and School Responses to COVID-19

Updates on modes of instruction offered, student enrollment, and schools' responses to the COVID-19 pandemic.

IES Resources for Responding to COVID-19

Resources, research, and statistics about teaching and learning during the COVID-19 pandemic for educators, caregivers, and policymakers.

FAQs for IES Grantees

Frequently asked questions about the COVID-19 pandemic for IES grantees.

U.S. Department of Education COVID-19 Information

Resources from the U.S. Department of Education on how schools can collaborate to disseminate critical information about the COVID-19 and its potential transmission to students, families, staff, and community.

Featured Publications

Teacher reading to and taking questions from a group of young studentsEducator's Practice Guide to Support Reading For Understanding, K-3

This new What Works Clearinghouse guide has research-based recommendations for improving early grades reading and ideas and tips for implementation in the classroom.

Guide to Education Data Privacy

This free resource for states and districts was developed by practitioners in the field through the National Forum on Education Statistics. It is designed to assist school staff in protecting the confidentiality of student data.

Latest Posts from the IES Blog

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IES Topic Pages

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Learn more about what IES is doing across the Centers on critical topics in education including English Learners, STEM, Literacy, Career and Technical Education, and Postsecondary Education.