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Effects of a District-Managed Restart Strategy for Low-Performing Schools in Texas

EL Southwest examined the implementation of Texas’ district-managed restart strategy, a school turnaround strategy, and its effect on teacher and principal mobility, student achievement, and student attendance. » More info


June 2022 Update to COVID-19 Dashboards Focuses on Data Related to Learning Recovery, Summer Learning, and Staff Vacancies During the 2021-22 School Year

The June 22 update provides information from the School Pulse Panel (SPP) on learning recovery, summer learning, staff vacancies, learning modes offered by schools, and student and staff quarantine prevalence, as reported by school leaders in U.S. public schools. » More info


Enter the IES Learning Acceleration Challenges by September 30

Submissions are now open for the IES Learning Acceleration Challenges, which aim to identify and test interventions to improve math and science achievement and will award up to $1.8 million in total prizes. » 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
Standards and Review Office

Featured Resources

IES at 20: Reports from the National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine

Reports commissioned to celebrate the 20th anniversary of IES and provide a vision for IES in the future.

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.

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.