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A Look at Barriers to Parent-School Involvement for Early Elementary Students

A new report examines the level of parents' involvement in activities in their children's schools, describes the types of barriers to participation that parents face, and shows how the barriers to involvement that parents report differ across child, family, and school characteristics. » More info


ERIC in 2018: Bringing Education Research to Users, Wherever They Search

In 2018 ERIC worked to continue to bring high quality education research to users. See the new infographic to learn more. » More info


REL Program Webinar: Promoting Kindergarten Readiness for Dual Language Learners

Join us on January 30 to learn about research-based language models and transition strategies that can help young dual language learners succeed in pre-kindergarten and elementary school. » 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.

Standards and Review

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

Peer Review of Reports
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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 Pages: Early Childhood Education And Social, Emotional, And Behavioral Influences On Learning

Four children at a desk in classroomLearn more about what IES is doing across the Centers on these important topics.

Visit the Early Childhood Education and Social, Emotional, and Behavioral Influences on Learning topic pages