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IES Announces Grants for Statistical and Research Methodology in Education

IES recently made new research grant awards for applications considered under the August 2015 deadline. A list of these awards follows. » More info


Primary Early Care and Education Arrangements and Achievement at Kindergarten Entry

The report explores the relationship between children's primary early care and education (ECE) arrangements the year before kindergarten and their academic skills and learning behaviors at kindergarten entry, after accounting for child and family background characteristics. » More info


Updated WWC Report on enVisionMATH Highlights the Need for Additional Research

An updated What Works Clearinghouse report on enVisionMATH incorporates re-reviews of studies using current WWC standards and reviews of five new studies published since the original 2013 report. Based on the updated review of the research, the WWC found that no studies of enVisionMATH meet WWC group design standards. Therefore, the WWC is unable to draw any conclusions based on research about the effectiveness or ineffectiveness of the curriculum on the mathematics achievement of primary students in grades K-6. » More info

FY 2017 Funding Opportunities

Clipboard with check itemsInterested in Applying for an IES Research Grant?

IES is now accepting applications for FY 2017 research grants. Learn more about the grant areas and get information and assistance on the application process.

Standards and Review

The Standards and Review Office (SRO) is responsible for two primary activities: the review of IES reports and the peer review process for the grant applications.

Featured Publications

Girl at computerGuide to Elementary/Secondary Virtual Education Data

The National Forum on Education Statistics, administered by NCES, created this guide to develop accurate, high-quality data on the performance of students engaged in virtual learning.

Summary of Research Generated by Striving Readers on the Effectiveness of Interventions for Struggling Adolescent Readers

The Striving Readers program aims to raise the literacy levels of middle and high school students who are reading below grade level and to build a strong research base on effective adolescent literacy interventions.

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NAEP 2015 Results: Mathematics and Reading

Children using computersSee results from the 2015 NAEP in Mathematics and Reading for students in grades 4 and 8.

Visit NAEP and view 2015 mathematics and reading results.