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The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) is the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

Problem Solving Skills of 15-year-olds: Results from PISA 2012  (Jul 25) 
This Data Point presents results from the 2012 administration of the Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) problem solving assessment. 
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Principal Attrition and Mobility: Results From the 2012–13 Principal Follow-up Survey  (Jul 24) 
The Principal Follow-up Survey (PFS), first conducted in school year 2008-09, is a component of the 2011-12 Schools and Staffing Survey (SASS). 
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Postsecondary Institutions and Price of Attendance in 2013-14; Degrees and Other Awards Conferred: 2012-13; and 12-Month Enrollment: 2012-13: First Look (Preliminary Data)  (Jul 10) 
This First Look presents preliminary data findings from the IPEDS fall 2013 collection, which included three survey components: Institutional Characteristics for the 2013-14 academic year, Completions covering the period July 1, 2012, through June 30, 2013, and data on 12-Month Enrollment for the 2012-13 academic year. 
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PISA 2012 Financial Literacy Data Tables  (Jul 9) 
These web tables document the performance of U.S. 15-year-old students on a first-ever administration of the 2012 Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) financial literacy assessment. The PISA financial literacy assessment was conducted in 18 of the 65 education systems that participated in main PISA, and assessed students’ knowledge and understanding of fundamental elements of the financial world, including financial concepts, products, and risks. 
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2012 revised statistical standards now available for public review

Statement of Commitment to Scientific Integrity
by Principal Statistical Agencies
 PDF File (346 KB)

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