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WWC Summarizes the Research on InsideTrack Coaching for College Students

InsideTrack Coaching is designed to provide proactive, personalized coaching to help students identify and overcome both academic and non-academic barriers to college persistence and graduation. The WWC reviewed the research and found that InsideTrack Coaching may increase persistence, and may result in little to no change in degree completion for four-year college students. » More info


How U.S. 8th Graders Compare in Computer and Information Literacy Internationally

A new web report shows how U.S. 8th-grade students compare with their international peers in computer and information literacy, capacity to think algorithmically, and use of computer and information technology. » More info


The Effects of a Principal Professional Development Program Focused on Instructional Leadership

A new report found that an intensive approach to helping principals improve their leadership practices did not change principal practices as intended or improve students' achievement. » More info

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Standards and Review

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The IES Standards and Review Office oversees peer review of reports and research grant applications.

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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