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Military Service and Education Attainment Among 2002 High School Sophomores 8 Years After High School Graduation.

A new report from NCES examines high school students' entrance into military service up to 8 years after most graduated from high school, examining the timing of military service, the demographic and academic characteristics of those who served in the military, and the postsecondary experiences and outcomes of students with and without military service. This report uses data from the Education Longitudinal Study of 2002 (ELS:2002). » More info


IES Announces New Career and Technical Education Research Network Lead

The Institute of Education Sciences (IES), with funding from the Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education (OCTAE), has awarded a 5-year grant to the American Institutes for Research (AIR) to lead a Career and Technical Education (CTE) Network: Expanding the Evidence Base for Career and Technical Education. » More info


REL Midwest Event: Screening of "Making It: Latino Students' Pathways to College"

On November 14, REL Midwest will host a screening of a documentary on evidence-based practices to support Latino students on their pathway to a postsecondary education. » 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

New Topic Pages: Early Childhood Education And Social, Emotional, And Behavioral Influences On Learning

Four children at a desk in classroomLearn more about what IES is doing across the Centers on these important topics.

Visit the Early Childhood Education and Social, Emotional, and Behavioral Influences on Learning topic pages