This year, we celebrate the 20th anniversary of IES by recommitting to the values of transparency, accountability, and modernization. To support us in fulfilling these obligations, IES and its national education centers commissioned the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) to conduct a review of our research centers, NCES, and NAEP. The reports that resulted from these reviews are described below.
NASEM's report on NAEP discusses strategies to manage the cost of NAEP while maintaining its status as the gold standard in educational testing.
Release Date: March 24, 2022
NASEM's report on NCER and NCSER provides insight on critical areas where new research is needed in the education sciences and highlights new methods and training opportunities to support that research.
Release Date: March 31, 2022
NASEM's report on NCES examines how NCES can modernize education statistics and incorporate new sources of data.
Release Date: April 7, 2022
Joint statement from Mark Schneider (IES Director) and Peggy Carr (NCES Commissioner)
Joint statement from Mark Schneider (IES Director), Elizabeth Albro (NCER Commissioner), Joan McLaughlin (NCSER Commissioner), and Anne Ricciuti (IES Deputy Director for Science)
NCES Commissioner Peggy Carr's statement on the release of the NASEM panel report on NAEP
IES Director Mark Schneider's statement on the release of the NASEM panel report on NAEP
A blog from IES Director Mark Schneider, who describes the purpose of the NASEM panels and his goals for a future-oriented IES