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A Synthesis of IES-funded Research on Math Teaching and Learning

IES has released a synthesis of research it has funded on mathematics teaching and learning. The publication identifies 28 specific contributions that IES-funded research has made in mathematics teaching and learning for elementary and secondary schools. » More info


Persistence and Attainment among Postsecondary Subbaccalaureate Students

This Data Points looks at the 2004-to-2009 rate of persistence and attainment of postsecondary students who were seeking subbaccalaureate credentials in occupational fields of study. » More info


First Year Experience Courses Have Potentially Positive Effects on College Freshman

The WWC reviewed the research on first year experience courses, also known as college success courses or freshman seminars, and how they affect the postsecondary outcomes of first-year college students. After reviewing the research, the WWC found that first year experience courses have potentially positive effects on academic achievement, degree attainment, and credit accumulation for postsecondary students. » 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

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.

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: Technology and Engineering Literacy

Little schoolgirl smiling while using digital tablet at desk in classroomSee results from the first Technology and Engineering Literacy (TEL) assessment.

Visit the TEL results page.