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NCES Releases the 2019 NAEP High School Transcript Study (HSTS) User's Guide and Technical Report

The National Center for Education Statistics releases the 2019 National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) High School Transcript Study (HSTS) User's Guide and Technical Report on November 9, 2023. This report documents the procedures used to collect and summarize the data from the 2019 HSTS, a study that collected transcripts from a national sample of U.S. public and private school graduates who also took 2019 NAEP twelfth-grade mathematics and science assessments. » More info


From the IES Director: The Path Forward for NCADE, Part I

In the first of a series of blogs, IES Director Mark Schneider outlines some of his thoughts on the building blocks that will lay the strongest foundation for NCADE. » More info


DEADLINE EXTENDED: NCSER Announces the 2024 Research Training Workshop: Comprehensive Program for Adaptive Interventions Training in Education Sciences (CATIE)

The application deadline for the Comprehensive Program for Adaptive Interventions Training in Education (CATIE) workshop has been extended to November 15. » More info

The Work of IES

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Office of Science

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

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Featured Resources

The Standards for Excellence in Education Research (SEER)

Learn more about the Standards and access resources for making education research more transformational.

Dashboards on Learning Modes and School Responses to COVID-19

Updates on modes of instruction offered, student enrollment, and schools' responses to the COVID-19 pandemic.

American Rescue Plan: IES Paving the Way to Learning Recovery

Learn how IES uses American Rescue Plan funds to address the learning setbacks resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic.

IES Resources for Responding to COVID-19

Resources, research, and statistics about teaching and learning during the COVID-19 pandemic for educators, caregivers, and policymakers.

Transition from DUNS Number to Unique Entity Identifier (UEI) Fact Sheet

Information about the Federal government's transition from the DUNS Number to Unique Entity Identifier (UEI).

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

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IES Topic Pages

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Learn more about what IES is doing across the Centers on critical topics in education including English Learners, STEM, Literacy, Career and Technical Education, and Postsecondary Education.