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Mar22

Exploring District-Level Expenditure-to-Performance Ratios

REL Northeast and Islands demonstrates how conclusions about districts' use of resources may differ depending on the measures used to calculate expenditure-to-performance ratios. » More info

Mar21

Certification Status and Experience of U.S. Public School Teachers: Variations Across Student Subgroups

This report provides a snapshot of the extent to which U.S. public schools students are taught by certified and experienced teachers using two available datasets. » More info

Feb28

Research Shows that Dual Enrollment Programs Benefit High School Students in Transition to College

A new What Works Clearinghouse intervention finds that dual enrollment classes have positive effects on degree attainment, college access and enrollment, credit accumulation, completing high school, and general academic achievement in high school. » More info

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The Standards and Review Office (SRO) is responsible for two primary activities: the review of IES reports and the peer review process for the grant applications.

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

NAEP 2015 Results: Technology and Engineering Literacy

Little schoolgirl smiling while using digital tablet at desk in classroomSee results from the first Technology and Engineering Literacy (TEL) assessment.

Visit the TEL results page.