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Join the IES Learning Acceleration Challenges Expert Sessions

Submissions are now open for the IES Learning Acceleration Challenges. Potential applicants can register for the upcoming virtual expert sessions to learn more about the challenges. » More info


IES releases new report: The Effects of an Academic Language Program on Student Reading Outcomes

Helping English learners and economically disadvantaged students read as well as their more advantaged peers is a challenge for many schools. This study tested a promising program to improve fourth- and fifth-grade students’ ability to understand the academic language used in school and support their reading achievement. » More info


Revised SY 2021-22 Common Core of Data with Preliminary Data Files

The revised 2021-22 Common Core of Data (CCD) Preliminary Files are now available. These files are the product of the CCD data collection for the 2021-22 school year. Data are reported at state, district, and school levels as of October 1, 2021. This CCD release includes preliminary Directory (version 0b), CCD School (version 0a), and Student Membership (version 0a) data. The version 0b preliminary Directory data replaces the 0a version Directory data released on May 11, 2022. The CCD School and Student Membership data in this release largely represents the data submitted by the state education agencies as of the April 29, 2022 file submission due date and include detailed data (i.e., student counts by grade, race/ethnicity, and sex) at the SEA level and total membership minus adult education at the LEA and school levels. » More info

The Work of IES

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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 Resources

IES at 20: Reports from the National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine

Reports commissioned to celebrate the 20th anniversary of IES and provide a vision for IES in the future.

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.

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).

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.