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A look at public and private K-12 school principals in the U.S.

The 2017-18 National Teacher and Principal Survey (NTPS) is a state and nationally representative sample survey of public and private K-12 schools, principals, and teachers in the 50 states and the District of Columbia. This report presents selected findings from the Public and Private School Principal Data Files of NTPS and represents the results of the second collection of NTPS. » More info


REL Central Report Describes Factors Related to Teacher Mobility and Attrition in Colorado, Missouri, and South Dakota

The report describes teacher and school characteristics that are related to the likelihood of teachers moving to different positions or leaving state public school systems. » More info


New Research Network on Multi-Tiered Systems of Support

NCSER recently awarded four new FY 2019 Research Network grants that, together with one FY 2018 grant, form the MTSS Research Network. More info » 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