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Feb13

More Research Is Needed on MyTeachingPartner Pre-K

MyTeachingPartner Pre-K is a professional development program for early education teachers that incorporates a video library, interactive training, a college course, and trained coaches to provide teachers with the knowledge and skills to engage in more effective student interactions. There are no studies of MyTeachingPartner Pre-K that meet WWC group design standards. Therefore, the WWC is unable to draw any conclusions based on research about the effectiveness or ineffectiveness of the program. » More info

Feb13

Relationships Between Teacher Certification and English Learner Students' Growth in Academic Achievement and English Proficiency

REL Southwest examined the association between teachers certified in bilingual and English as a second language education and growth of English learner students in reading, mathematics, and English proficiency. » More info

Feb9

NHES:2016 Data File User's Manual and Data Files now available.

The 2016 National Household Education Surveys Program (NHES:2016) Data File User's Manual and data files are now available. They include data from the Early Childhood Program Participation survey, the Parent and Family Involvement in Education survey, and the Adult Training and Education Survey. » More info

The Work of IES

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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 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.