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Changes Are Coming to What Works Clearinghouse

Director Mark Schneider announces improvements IES will be undertaking to ensure that the What Works Clearinghouse continues to help the nation identify what works for whom and under what conditions. » More info


New Report on Postcollegiate Outcomes of 2007–08 College Graduates

A new report from NCES examines employment, education debt, and enrollment among college graduates. Using data from the Baccalaureate and Beyond Longitudinal Study (B&B:08/12), this report examines rates of employment, debt burden, repayment status, and additional enrollment in postsecondary education 4 years after degree completion. » More info


IES Hosts Webinars on Reading, Writing, and Language Development Grant Writing

The National Center for Education Research (NCER) and the National Center for Special Education Research (NCSER) at the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) invites researchers interested in reading, writing, and language development to participate in an IES Reading, Writing, and Language Development Grant Writing webinar. » More info


IES Hosts Live FY 2019 Research Funding Webinar: IES Basic Overview of Research Grants and Information for New Applicants

NCSER and NCER are hosting a live webinar on June 18th covering a basic overview of IES research grants. » 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 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