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Aug25

REL West report examines the cumulative progress of three grade-level cohorts of English language learner students in Utah

This study describes the progress of cohorts of English learner students in the English language proficiency test and English language arts and math content assessments over five- and six-year periods, respectively, and also on specific student characteristics. » More info

Aug24

New Findings on the Teacher Incentive Fund Program

A new report looks at the implementation and impacts in schools who offered pay-for-performance as part of their 2010 Teacher Incentive Fund (TIF) grants. The grants support performance-based compensation systems for teachers and principals in high-need schools. » More info

Aug11

Status and Trends in the Education of Racial and Ethnic Groups 2016

This report profiles current conditions and recent trends in the education of students by racial and ethnic group. It presents a selection of indicators that examine differences in educational participation and attainment of students in the racial/ethnic groups of White, Black, Hispanic, Asian, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, American Indian/Alaska Native, and Two or more races. The report summarizes data on topics such as demographics; preprimary, elementary, and secondary participation; student achievement; student behaviors and persistence in education, postsecondary education, and outcomes of education. » More info

The Work of IES

Watch a short video on how IES is supporting the development and use of independent education research, evaluation, and statistics.

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

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

NAEP 2015 Results: Technology and Engineering Literacy

Little schoolgirl smiling while using digital tablet at desk in classroomSee results from the first Technology and Engineering Literacy (TEL) assessment.

Visit the TEL results page.