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Compendium of IES-funded Education Technology Projects

IES has released a new compendium that provides information about current and completed education technology projects funded by its two research centers--the National Center for Education Research and the National Center for Special Education Research. It includes summaries of more than 400 projects. » More info


New guide on analyzing student-level disciplinary data

REL Northeast and Islands has issued a new report to help districts in analyzing their student-level data to answer important questions about the use of exclusionary disciplinary actions. » More info


What Works Clearinghouse Releases Updated Intervention Report on Success for All

This updated report on the Success for All (SFA) literacy program includes research examined in a 2009 report and reviews of 111 additional studies. Based on this research, the WWC found SFA to have positive effects on alphabetics, potentially positive effects on reading fluency, and mixed effects on comprehension and general reading achievement for beginning readers. » 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

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.

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

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.