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Jun30

Primary Early Care and Education Arrangements and Achievement at Kindergarten Entry

The report explores the relationship between children’s primary early care and education (ECE) arrangements the year before kindergarten and their academic skills and learning behaviors at kindergarten entry, after accounting for child and family background characteristics. » More info

Jun30

Instructional Staff Salary and Benefits Spending: 1991–2011

This Data Point uses expenditure data from the Common Core of Data (CCD) "National Public Education Financial Survey (NPEFS)" for fiscal years 1991 to 2011 and instructional staff data from the CCD "State Nonfiscal Survey of Public Elementary/Secondary Education" for school years 1990–91 to 2010–11. » More info

Jun30

Teacher Job Satisfaction

This Data Point uses Schools and Staffing Survey (SASS) data from 2003—04, 2007—08, and 2011—12 to examine job satisfaction among teachers in both public and private schools. » 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. » More info

NCES Video Highlights

Adult SkillsThe Program for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC) is a large-scale international study of adult skills and life experiences. Watch our new video to find out how the skills of U.S. adults compare with those of adults in other countries, and how skills vary within three important groups in the U.S. population: the unemployed, young adults, and older adults.

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Data Snapshot

Problem Solving Skills of 15-year-olds, 2013The U.S. average score on PISA 2012 Problem Solving was 508, which was higher than the OECD-PS average of 500.

SOURCE: Key findings from PISA 2012 Problem Solving: United States

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The Condition of Education

Condition of EducationBrowse key indicators on the condition of education in the United States at all levels, including prekindergarten, elementary and secondary, and postsecondary. The COE summarizes important developments and trends using the latest statistics, which are updated as data become available.

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