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NCER Awards $103 Million in Education Research Grants

NCER awards new grants from its FY 2024 Education Research Grants program competition. » More info


Implementation experiences of elementary schools using departmentalized instruction

Report describes school and teacher experiences implementing departmentalized instruction and how these experiences aligned with some of the potential benefits and challenges of the strategy. » More info


2023-24 Common Core of Data (CCD) Preliminary Directory Data Release

2023-24 Common Core of Data (CCD) Preliminary Directory Files are now available. These files are the product of the CCD data collection for the 2023-24 school year. Data were submitted by states and jurisdictions in spring 2024 and all district- and school-level data are based on a snapshot date of October 1, 2023. These preliminary files include directory information and some limited attributes about the school or district, such as type, operational status, the lowest and highest grade offered, and whether a school is a charter school. » More info

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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.

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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.