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Feb20

Does ERIC Make Changes to Existing Records?

Have you ever asked ERIC to make a correction or other change to an existing ERIC record? ERIC recently released a new video that addresses our working policy for making changes to records, and the kinds of changes ERIC will and will not make. » More info

Feb20

New report examines educational progress and challenges for students by race/ethnicity

NCES released a new report that provides details on the educational progress and challenges students face in the United States by race and ethnicity. The report presents 36 indicators for students in prekindergarten through postsecondary education, as well as adults in the labor force. » More info

Feb19

Request for Proposals: SBIR Phase I Special Topic in Postsecondary Education

A Special Topic of the ED/IES Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program will provide funding for the development and evaluation of "ROI tools" to measure the costs versus benefits (the return on investment) of different postsecondary education and training programs to help students make well-informed choices about options to pursue after they complete high school. » 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