What's New at IES
May31

Validity Study of Principals' Observation-Based Ratings for Teacher Evaluation

REL West examined the validity of teacher evaluation scores that are derived from an observation tool adapted from Danielson's Framework for Teaching. » More info

May26

The Condition of Education 2016

The Condition of Education 2016 summarizes important developments and trends in education using the latest available data. The 2016 report presents 43 key indicators on the status and condition of education. Also included in the report are 3 Spotlight indicators that provide a more in-depth look at some of the data. » More info

May24

New Math Report: University of Chicago School Mathematics Project Courses Have Potentially Positive Effects for Secondary Students

The WWC reviewed the research on UCSMP's secondary courses and found that UCSMP Algebra I has potentially positive effects on both general mathematics achievement and algebra for secondary students. In addition, the cumulative effect of multiple UCSMP courses was found to have potentially positive effects on general mathematics achievement for secondary students. » More info

FY 2017 Funding Opportunities

Clipboard with check itemsInterested in Applying for an IES Research Grant?

IES is now accepting applications for FY 2017 research grants. Learn more about the grant areas and get information and assistance on the application process.

Standards and Review

The Standards and Review Office (SRO) is responsible for two primary activities: the review of IES reports and the peer review process for the grant applications.

Featured Publications

Girl at computerGuide to Elementary/Secondary Virtual Education Data

The National Forum on Education Statistics, administered by NCES, created this guide to develop accurate, high-quality data on the performance of students engaged in virtual learning.

Summary of Research Generated by Striving Readers on the Effectiveness of Interventions for Struggling Adolescent Readers

The Striving Readers program aims to raise the literacy levels of middle and high school students who are reading below grade level and to build a strong research base on effective adolescent literacy interventions.

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NAEP 2015 Results: Mathematics and Reading

Children using computersSee results from the 2015 NAEP in Mathematics and Reading for students in grades 4 and 8.

Visit NAEP and view 2015 mathematics and reading results.