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REL Report Examines Barriers Limited Certificated Teachers Face and the Supports They Need to Become Fully Certificated

REL Northwest's new report has important implications for addressing both teacher shortages and efforts to increase the diversity of the teacher workforce in Washington state. » More info


How U.S. 15-year-old Students Performance in Reading, Mathematics, and Science Literacy Compares Internationally

A new web report highlights key comparative performance information about 15-year-old students in the United States and 77 other education systems that participated in the Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) 2018. » More info


IES Releases Paper on Adaptive Interventions and SMART Designs

NCSER and NCEE commissioned a paper from leading experts that introduces adaptive interventions and the SMART design, a methodology that can be used to build high-quality adaptive interventions. » More info

The Work of IES

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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