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Dec5

Stabilizing school accountability metrics

This white paper describes a way to improve school accountability metrics by reducing measurement error, which can obscure school performance, especially in small schools or subgroups. This approach, called Bayesian hierarchical modeling, can help states target the schools and subgroups that most need additional support. » More info

Dec1

2021 NAEP School and Teacher Questionnaire Special Study

This report describes selected results from the 2021 NAEP School and Teacher Questionnaire Special Study conducted in March and April 2021. » More info

Nov30

IES Learning Acceleration Challenges Announce Math Prize Finalists IES announces Math Prize finalists from Phase 1 that have been selected to implement their interventions with partnering schools in Phase 2. More info

IES announces Math Prize finalists from Phase 1 that have been selected to implement their interventions with partnering schools in Phase 2. » 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
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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.