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Oct28

2019 NAEP Mathematics and Reading Assessments: Highlighted Results at Grade 12 for the Nation

These online Highlights present overviews of grade 12 results from the NAEP 2019 mathematics report and the 2019 reading report. Highlighted results include key findings at the national level only. Results are presented in terms of average scale scores and percentages of students performing at the three NAEP achievement levels: NAEP Basic, NAEP Proficient, and NAEP Advanced. Highlighted results include performance data for demographic student groups, five selected percentiles, and NAEP survey questionnaires. » More info

Oct26

From the IES Director: Introducing Operation Reverse the Loss

Director Mark Schneider introduces a new IES effort that aims to speed up the existing machinery IES uses to identify, scale, and verify the effectiveness of interventions that show promise in reversing learning loss for students at greatest risk. » More info

Oct26

Continuous Improvement in Education: A Toolkit for Schools and Districts

This REL Northeast & Islands toolkit provides an overview of continuous improvement and includes the content for a series of meetings focused on how to implement a Plan-Do-Study Act cycle. » 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
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Featured Resources

Evidence-based Resources Responding to COVID-19

In response to COVID-19, Regional Educational Laboratories (RELs) have collaborated to produce this series of evidence-based resources and guidance about teaching and learning in a remote environment, as well as other considerations brought by the pandemic.

FAQs for IES Grantees

Frequently asked questions about the COVID-19 pandemic for IES grantees.

U.S. Department of Education COVID-19 Information

Resources from the U.S. Department of Education on how schools can collaborate to disseminate critical information about the COVID-19 and its potential transmission to students, families, staff, and community.

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.