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Trends in High School Dropout and Completion Rates in the United States: 2013

This report draws on an array of nationally representative surveys and administrative datasets to present statistics on high school dropout and completion rates. » More info


ECLS-K:2011 Restricted-Use Kindergarten-Third Grade Data File and Electronic Codebook

This CD contains an electronic codebook (ECB), a restricted-use data file, and survey and ECB documentation for the fall and spring kindergarten, fall and spring first-grade, and fall spring second-grade, and spring third-grade rounds of data collection for the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study, Kindergarten Class of 2010-11 (ECLS-K:2011). » More info


Sources of Newly Hired Teachers in the United States: Results from the Schools and Staffing Survey, 1987-88 to 2011-12

This Statistical Analysis Report examines changes in the sources of newly hired teachers at public and private schools between 1987-88 and 2011-12. » More info


Programs and Services for High School English Learners in Public School Districts: 201516

The 201516 survey Programs and Services for High School English Learners provides the first nationally representative data on this topic. » 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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