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New TIMSS and TIMSS Advanced Results Compare U.S. Students with their Peers Around the World

This report compares the performance of U.S. fourth- and eighth-grade students in mathematics and science to the performance of their peers in more than 60 countries and other education systems across six continents. » More info


New NCES Report Highlights Characteristics of New American Undergraduates

The National Center for Education Statistics, in the Institute of Education Sciences released a new Statistics in Brief report, entitled New American Undergraduates: Enrollment Trends and Age at Arrival of Immigrant and Second-Generation Students. » More info


NCES releases new NPSAS report on private loan use in 2003-04, 2007-08, and 2011-12

The National Center for Education Statistics, in the Institute of Education Sciences, released a new Statistics in Brief report entitled Use of Private Loans by Postsecondary Students: Selected Years 2003–04 through 2011-12. » More info


Postsecondary Institutions and Price of Attendance in 2015-16; Degrees and Other Awards Conferred: 2014-15; and 12-Month Enrollment: 2014-15: First Look (Provisional Data)

This First Look is a revised version of the preliminary report released on July 14, 2016. » More info

NCES Video Highlights

TIMSS 2015TIMSS Advanced is an international comparative study designed to measure the advanced mathematics and physics achievement of students in their final year of high school who had taken or were taking advanced courses. Find out how American seniors taking advanced mathematics and physics classes compare to their international peers taking similar courses.

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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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