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IES Awards Over $56 Million in Grants for Special Education Research (July 9, 2020)
The Institute of Education Sciences has awarded new Special Education Research grants through the National Center for Special Education Research (NCSER).

IES Awards Approximately $100 Million in Grants for Education Research (July 9, 2020)
The Institute of Education Sciences has awarded new Education Research grants through the National Center for Education Research (NCER).

IES Announces New Grants under Research Training Programs in the Education Sciences (July 8, 2020)
IES recently awarded 15 research grants under the Research Training Programs in the Education Sciences.

New Report Releases Data on Postsecondary Tuition, Fees and Degrees (July 8, 2020)
This set of provisional web tables includes fully edited and imputed data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) fall 2019 collection, which included three survey components: Institutional Characteristics for the 2019-20 academic year, Completions covering the period July 1, 2018, through June 30, 2019, and data on 12-Month Enrollment for the 2018-19 academic year.

Completion and employment outcomes of beginning postsecondary students in subbaccalaureate programs (July 8, 2020)
Three years after enrolling, 52 percent of beginning 201112 certificate students had attained a credential, while 18 percent of beginning associate''s degree students had done so. In addition, three years after enrolling, 72 percent of certificate completers and 77 percent of associate''s degree completers were employed, higher rates than their peers who had left school without a credential

2019-20 Common Core of Data (CCD) Preliminary Directory Files now available (July 7, 2020)
2019-20 Common Core of Data (CCD) Preliminary Directory Files are now available. These files are the product of the Common Core of Data (CCD) data collection for the 2019-20 school year. Data are reported at district and school levels as of October 1, 2019. These preliminary files include directory information, and some limited attributes about the school or LEA, such as type, operational status, the lowest and highest grade offered. Student membership or staff full-time equivalent data are not included in the preliminary directory files.

New Report on Using Data from Schools and Child Welfare Agencies to Predict Near-Term Academic Risks (July 6, 2020)
REL Mid-Atlantic's report shows how school and child welfare agency data can be used to identify students at risk for absenteeism, suspensions, course failure, poor grades, and low performance on state exams. The study examines which types of predictors relate to each type of academic problem.