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School Pulse Panel U.S. Outlying Area Data: March 2024 Results from NCES  (May 13, 2024)
The March 2024 School Pulse Panel (SPP) U.S. Outlying Area data release provides information on student and staff mental health, students with traumatic brain injuries, and the upcoming hiring cycle, as reported by school staff in public schools in American Samoa, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Guam, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

School Pulse Panel U.S. Outlying Area Data: February 2024 Results from NCES  (May 10, 2024)
The February 2024 School Pulse Panel (SPP) U.S. Outlying Area data release provides information on parent and administrator concerns, social and emotional skills programs, and perceptions about state assessments during the 2023-24 school year, as reported by school staff in public schools in American Samoa, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Guam, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Over Half of Public Schools Report Staffing and Funding Limit Their Efforts to Effectively Provide Mental Health Services to Students in Need (May 9, 2024)
The March 2024 School Pulse Panel (SPP) release provides information on staff and student mental health and well-being, public schools’ handling of students who have sustained concussions or other traumatic brain injuries, and anticipated hiring needs prior to the 2024-25 school year, during the 2023-24 school year, as reported by school leaders in U.S. public schools.

Current Expenditures per Pupil for Public PreK–12 Education Increased by 1.8 percent in FY 22 (School Year 2021-22)  (May 7, 2024)
Current expenditures per pupil on a national basis increased by 1.8 percent to $15,591 in school year 2021-22, after adjusting for inflation. The states with the largest increases in current expenditures per pupil from FY 21 to FY 22, after adjusting for inflation, were North Carolina (7.5 percent), Louisiana (6.4 percent), and California (6.3 percent).

IES Releases New FY 2025 Requests for Applications  (May 6, 2024)
NCER has released new requests for applications for fiscal year 2025. Visit the IES funding page.

Initial Data From the High School and Beyond Longitudinal Study of 2022 (HS&B:22) (May 2, 2024)
New data from the High School and Beyond Longitudinal Study of 2022 (HS&B:22) are being released in seven Digest of Education Statistics tables.

HS&B:22 is a nationally representative sample of over 18,000 ninth-grade students. Data were collected from ninth-grade students and their families, teachers, school administrators, and school counselors from fall 2022 through spring 2023. An initial set of tabulated data is being released today, 12 months after the collection concluded, in an effort by NCES to provide timely data on the status of America’s students.