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NCER Awards Three Additional Education Research Grants

NCER awards three new grants through its FY 2022 Education Research Grants program. » More info


Examining student group differences in Arkansas’ indicators of postsecondary readiness and success

REL Southwest partnered with the Arkansas Department of Education to examine differences in student attainment of indicators of postsecondary readiness and success by gender, race/ethnicity, eligibility for the National School Lunch Program, English learner status, disability status, age, and district locale. » More info


New Report Released to Commemorate 155 Years of Federal Education Statistics

This commemorative guide is intended to provide a better understanding of the history and use of education statistics that have been collected and reported by the federal education statistics agency (now NCES) since 1868. Each "statistical profile" in this report offers an in-depth look at what a statistic measures, how it has been collected over the years, and what the data reveal about the statistic. » 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 Resources

IES Celebrates 20 Years

Resources and toolkits to celebrate the 20th anniversary of IES.

The Standards for Excellence in Education Research (SEER)

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

Dashboards on Learning Modes and School Responses to COVID-19

Updates on modes of instruction offered, student enrollment, and schools' responses to the COVID-19 pandemic.

American Rescue Plan: IES Paving the Way to Learning Recovery

Learn how IES uses American Rescue Plan funds to address the learning setbacks resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic.

IES Resources for Responding to COVID-19

Resources, research, and statistics about teaching and learning during the COVID-19 pandemic for educators, caregivers, and policymakers.

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).

Celebrating 20 Years

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Learn more about what IES is doing during its 20th anniversary to celebrate 20 years of supporting and generating awareness of the critical topics in education.

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.