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Jun24

IES Announces New FY 2021 Education Research and Development Center Grant

IES and the National Center for Education Research (NCER) awarded one new grant under the FY 2021 Education Research and Development (R&D) Centers competition (84.305C). » More info

Jun23

An illustrative look at how elementary school principals spend their workweek

A new snapshot illustrates how 100 elementary principals report spending their time, with more detailed information about instructional supports they provide or arrange for their teachers. » More info

Jun22

IES Hosts Virtual Office Hours for Grant Applicants

The National Center for Education Research and National Center for Special Education Research are hosting virtual office hours to provide technical assistance for grant applicants. » 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.

Peer Review of Reports
Peer Review of Grant Applications
Standards and Review Office

Featured Resources

Monthly School Survey Dashboard on Reopening of Schools

Monthly updates on school reopenings and modes of instruction offered students in national sample of schools.

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.

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.