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Postsecondary Institutions and Cost of Attendance in 2022-23; Degrees and Other Awards Conferred: 2021-22, and 12-Month Enrollment: 2021-22 (Provisional) (September 21, 2023)
This set of provisional web tables include fully edited and imputed data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) fall 2022 collection, which included three survey components: Institutional Characteristics for the 2022-23 academic year, Completions covering the period July 1, 2021, through June 30, 2022, and data on 12-Month Enrollment for the 2021-22 academic year.

IES Announces New R&D Center Competition on the K–12 Special Education Teacher Workforce (September 20, 2023)
NCSER released a FY 2024 funding announcement for a new R&D Center on the K–12 Special Education Teacher Workforce. More info.

New WWC Intervention Report on Pre-K Mathematics (September 19, 2023)
This new WWC intervention report finds provides strong evidence that "Pre-K Mathematics" improves mathematics achievement, although the intervention had uncertain effects on outcomes in the language domain, reading & literacy related domain, social-emotional learning domain, and self-regulation domain. This assessment is based on five studies that meet WWC standards.

IES Announces New Career and Technical Education Network (September 14, 2023)
NCER is excited to announce the Extending the Reach of the Career and Technical Education (CTE) Research Network.

IES Announces FY 2023 Research Project as part of the Digital Learning Platforms Network (September 14, 2023)
NCER is excited to announce a new grant award as part of the Digital Learning Platforms Network.

NCES Releases Equity in Education Dashboard  (September 14, 2023)
The Equity in Education Dashboard website compiles key findings and trends on educational equity in the United States from a variety of data sources.

Just Released! Report on Indicators of School Crime and Safety: 2022 (September 13, 2023)
Report on Indicators of School Crime and Safety: 2022 examines topics such as school shootings, criminal victimization, bullying, disciplinary problems and actions, fights, weapons, availability and student use of drugs and alcohol, student perceptions of personal safety at school, the presence of security staff at school, and criminal incidents at postsecondary institutions. This report is a synthesis of key findings from individual school crime and safety indicators, which can be browsed in the Condition of Education Indicator System online.

IES Technical Working Group Meeting on the Special Education Teacher Workforce (September 12, 2023)
IES has posted a summary of the February 2023 Technical Working Group (TWG) meeting on the Special Education Teacher Workforce.

New WWC Methodological Report on Using Bayesian Meta-Analysis to Explore the Components of Early Literacy Interventions (September 12, 2023)
This WWC methodological report explores to what extent components of early literacy interventions can explain which interventions have positive effects on alphabetics outcomes. The components examined in this report have a limited role in explaining variation in intervention effects, but this report identified positive associations between intervention impacts on alphabetics outcomes and components related to using student assessment data to drive decisions and teaching social-emotional learning strategies.

Using NCES Data Products to Understand the Condition and Progress of HBCUs (September 11, 2023)
The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) has developed a suite of tools to measure the vital role that Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) play in the education system. These tools include the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), a system of surveys designed to collect data from all primary providers of postsecondary education.

A Look at Homeschooling and Full-Time Virtual Education in the U.S. (September 11, 2023)
This report provides 2018-19 rates for grade K-12 student participation in homeschooling, full-time virtual education, and both combined ("instruction at home"). The homeschooling rate was 2.8 percent, and the rate of participation in full-time virtual education was 1.2 percent. The instruction-at-home rate was 3.7 percent.