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Dec4

NCER News: November Blogs and Letters from the Commissioner

NCER recently published a new series called Letters from the Commissioner, as well as blogs focused on research training programs, an intervention for addressing child anxiety, adult struggling readers, and education technology resources for special education practitioners. » More info

Dec4

Postsecondary transcript data for 201112 first-time beginning postsecondary students, through 2017

Based on data collected for the 2012 Beginning Postsecondary Students Longitudinal Study (BPS:12) Postsecondary Education Transcript Study (PETS), a nationally representative study which followed first-time in college students for 6 years, these PETS data include detailed information, by institutions attended and time periods, on enrollment, degree programs, fields of study, course taking, credit accumulation, and academic performance. » More info

Dec2

Request for Proposals in 2021: SBIR Phase I in Education and Special Education

The ED/IES Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program provides funding for the development and evaluation of commercially viable education technology and special education technology products. » 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.

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Featured Resources

Evidence-based Resources Responding to COVID-19

In response to COVID-19, Regional Educational Laboratories (RELs) have collaborated to produce this series of evidence-based resources and guidance about teaching and learning in a remote environment, as well as other considerations brought by the pandemic.

FAQs for IES Grantees

Frequently asked questions about the COVID-19 pandemic for IES grantees.

U.S. Department of Education COVID-19 Information

Resources from the U.S. Department of Education on how schools can collaborate to disseminate critical information about the COVID-19 and its potential transmission to students, families, staff, and community.

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 Landing Page:
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.