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The WWC Summarizes the Research on University of Chicago School Mathematics Project (UCSMP)

The What Works Clearinghouse (WWC) reviewed the research on the University of Chicago School Mathematics Project (UCSMP). UCSMP is a core curriculum designed to teach students mathematics concepts, applications, and skills using an inquiry-based approach with a focus on active learning. » More info


The Impact of Career and Technical Education on Postsecondary Outcomes in Nebraska and South Dakota

A new REL Central study describes the impact of being a career and technical education concentrator in high school on students' rates of on-time graduation and their rates of postsecondary education enrollment and completion within two and five years of their expected high school graduation year. » More info


New Update to Monthly School Survey Dashboard on Reopening of Schools

The March update of national statistics on school reopenings and modes of instruction offered to students is now available. » 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

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

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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.