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Feb15

Nearly One Third of Public Schools Have One or More Portable Buildings in Use at Their School.

The December 2023 School Pulse Panel (SPP) release provides information on public school facilities and topics related to learning recovery, including teacher planning time, the availability of instructional coaches, and parental engagement strategies schools are using during the 2023-24 school year, as reported by school staff in U.S. public schools. » More info

Feb13

From the IES Director: Statistically Significant Doesn’t Mean Meaningful

In a new blog, IES Director Mark Schneider and guest Brian Gill discuss how Bayesian statistics can help us better understand recent NAEP results while moving the field away from the p<.05 bright line that leads to misinterpretations of the data. » More info

Jan11

NCER Awards Digital Learning Platforms Network Research Grant

NCER awards one new grant in FY 2024 from its FY 2023 Digital Learning Platforms Networks program competition. » 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.

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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.