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Families' School Choice Decisions

This data point provides an overview of the percentages of students who were enrolled in four different types of schools: public assigned schools, public chosen schools, private religious schools, and private nonreligious schools. Next, among students whose families considered more than one school for them, this publication provides the percentages of students whose parents reported selected reasons as being "very important" when choosing a school. » More info


IES Announces FY 2025 Special Education Research and Training Competitions

NCSER released two funding announcements for FY 2025 grant competitions. » More info


IES Announces Research Grant Competition in Statistical and Research Methodology in Education

NCER has released a funding announcement for FY 2025 in Statistical and Research Methodology in Education (305D). » More info

The Work of IES

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Office of Science

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

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Featured Resources

The Standards for Excellence in Education Research (SEER)

Learn more about the Standards and access resources for making education research more transformational.

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.