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New on-demand webinars about WWC standards and procedures

The WWC has two new on-demand webinars about the WWC standards and procedures. These webinars are intended primarily for those who are already certified in WWC group design standards version 5.0, but they may also appeal to researchers who aim to conduct studies that meet WWC group design standards. » More info


From the Acting IES Director: Building an Inclusive R&D Ecosystem

In a new blog, IES Acting Director Matt Soldner highlights examples of how IES is committing to a future R&D ecosystem that is more inclusive than the ecosystem of today. » More info


Most Schools Report Some Concern About Students Meeting Academic Standards and Issues Related to Staffing Shortages

The February 2024 School Pulse Panel (SPP) release provides information on concerns from school leaders and parents, social and emotional skills, and state assessment perceptions during the 2023-24 school year, as reported by school leaders in U.S. public schools. » 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.

Office of Science

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

Peer Review of Reports
Peer Review of 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

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.