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Condition of Education 2023

The Report on the Condition of Education 2023 is now available. Drawing from over a dozen data sources, the Condition of Education system provides a comprehensive description on the condition and progress of education in the United States. Topics from this report are explored in more detail in individual indicators on our Condition of Education system, which will be released over the course of the summer, beginning May 24. » More info


New WWC Intervention Report on Class-Wide Function-Related Intervention Teams (CW-FIT)

The WWC reviewed the research on Class-Wide Function-Related Intervention Teams (CW-FIT) and provided information about program implementation and cost. CW-FIT is a classroom management strategy that aims to improve student behavior and create a positive learning environment. Teachers establish classroom rules, provide instruction on target skills, place students into teams, and then reward teams for demonstrating target skills. Based on the research, the WWC found strong evidence that CW-FIT positively impacted student behavior and promising evidence that CW-FIT positively impacted teacher practice. » More info


April Blogs from NCER and NCSER

NCER and NCSER recently published blogs that cover several topics in education. » More info


IES releases new report examining text messaging as a possible means of increasing college enrollment among adults from underserved backgrounds

A new report examines the effectiveness of customized text messages in increasing college enrollment and Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) completion rates among adults seeking services from Educational Opportunity Centers. Educational Opportunity Centers, one of ED's TRIO programs, seek to provide adults who have low incomes and those who are first-generation college-goers help with navigating barriers to college enrollment, including assistance with completing college and financial aid application processes, academic advising, and personal counseling. » 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.

Office of Science

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

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Featured Resources

IES Celebrates 20 Years

Resources and toolkits to celebrate the 20th anniversary of IES.

The Standards for Excellence in Education Research (SEER)

Learn more about the Standards and access resources for making education research more transformational.

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.

American Rescue Plan: IES Paving the Way to Learning Recovery

Learn how IES uses American Rescue Plan funds to address the learning setbacks resulting from 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.

Transition from DUNS Number to Unique Entity Identifier (UEI) Fact Sheet

Information about the Federal government's transition from the DUNS Number to Unique Entity Identifier (UEI).

Celebrating 20 Years

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Learn more about what IES is doing during its 20th anniversary to celebrate 20 years of supporting and generating awareness of the critical topics in education.

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

New Topic Landing Page:
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.