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Jun25

Considerations for Reopening Pennsylvania's Schools

Informed by research developed in partnership with REL Mid-Atlantic, Pennsylvania is the first state to have its reopening guidance consider evidence-based modeling of the relative effects of mitigation strategies on the spread of COVID-19 in schools. » More info

Jun24

NAEP 2019 National and State Mathematics and Reading, and Puerto Rico Mathematics (Grades 4 & 8) Restricted-Use Data Files

NAEP 2019 National and State Mathematics and Reading, and Puerto Rico Mathematics (Grades 4 & 8) Restricted-Use Data Files » More info

Jun16

How States and Districts Support Evidence Use in School Improvement

A snapshot based on recent national surveys finds that states and districts share the goal of using school improvement strategies backed by rigorous research but may often be relying on research that varies in quality. » 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
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Featured Resources

Evidence-based Resources Responding to COVID-19

In response to COVID-19, Regional Educational Laboratories (RELs) have collaborated to produce this series of evidence-based resources and guidance about teaching and learning in a remote environment, as well as other considerations brought by the pandemic.

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.