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A look at how U.S. men and women compare on literacy and numeracy

This new Data Point from NCES examines the literacy and numeracy skills of U.S. men and women ages 16-65. Men and women did not have different literacy scores, but men had higher numeracy scores overall, as well as in each age group and educational attainment level examined. » More info


IES Posts FY 2019 Research Funding Webinar: IES Application Process

The National Center for Education Research (NCER) and the National Center for Special Education Research (NCSER) at the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) are posting an on-demand webinar called "IES Application Process" related to FY 2019 research funding opportunities. » More info


IES Announces FY 2018 Education Research and Development Center Grant

The Institute of Education Sciences (IES) announces a new Education Research and Development Center: The National Center for Research on Education Access and Choice. » 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
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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