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NCER Funding Opportunity for Education Technology Projects

ED/IES SBIR — 2024 Solicitations are NOW OPEN for Phase IA and Phase IB (due January 18, 2024). » More info


Nation's Private School Enrollment Did Not Change from 2019-20 to 2021-22 School Year

Data from the 2021-22 Private School Survey (PSS) show no significant changes in private school student enrollment between the 2019-20 and 2021-22 school years. During that same time, there was no change in the overall number of teachers in private schools, but there was a 3 percent decrease in the number of private schools in the U.S. » More info


New WWC Intervention Report on “Building Blocks”

This new WWC intervention report finds provides moderate evidence that "Building Blocks" improves mathematics achievement. This assessment is based on three studies that meet WWC standards. » 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.