What's New at IES

Indicators of School Crime and Safety: 2015

A joint effort by the Bureau of Justice Statistics and National Center for Education Statistics, this annual report examines crime occurring in schools and colleges. This report presents data on crime at school from the perspectives of students, teachers, principals, and the general population from an array of sources--the National Crime Victimization Survey, the School Crime Supplement to the National Crime Victimization Survey, the Youth Risk Behavior Survey, the School Survey on Crime and Safety, the Schools and Staffing Survey, EDFacts, and the Campus Safety and Security Survey. The report covers topics such as victimization, bullying, school conditions, fights, weapons, the presence of security staff at school, availability and student use of drugs and alcohol, student perceptions of personal safety at school, and criminal incidents at postsecondary institutions. » More info


IES Announces Reading, Writing, and Language Development Grant Writing Webinars for New and Early Stage Investigators

The Institute of Education Sciences (IES) will host a four-session webinar series for new grant applicants and early career researchers interested in reading, writing, and language development. For more information on the Grant Writing Seminar Series and the application process, visit the IES webinar series webpage. » More info


REL Northeast & Islands report examines the relationship between school professional climate and teachers’ satisfaction with their evaluations

The study finds that teachers' perceptions of their principal's leadership is positively related to satisfaction with their evaluation process. » More info

FY 2017 Funding Opportunities

Interested 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

Guide 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

See 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.