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Some Thoughts on the New IES RFAs

IES is in the process of releasing this year's RFAs. I thought I would share our perspective on a few themes in this year's grant competitions. » More info


REL Midwest Report Examines Use of Instructional Technology in Iowa High Schools and School Supports for Technology Use

The study examined the extent to which teachers in Iowa high schools have integrated technology with instruction in ways that support the development of 21st century skills among students, and how teachers perceive school support for technology use in instruction. » More info


IES Announces FY 2020 Education and Special Education Research

NCER and NCSER released funding announcements for FY 2020 grant competitions. » More info


How U.S. Teachers and Principals in Grades 7, 8, and 9 Compare Internationally

A new web report shows how teachers' and principals' backgrounds, work environments, professional development, and beliefs and attitudes about teaching compare with their peers across the world in lower secondary education » 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
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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 Pages: Early Childhood Education And Social, Emotional, And Behavioral Influences On Learning

Four children at a desk in classroomLearn more about what IES is doing across the Centers on these important topics.

Visit the Early Childhood Education and Social, Emotional, and Behavioral Influences on Learning topic pages