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

Teaching and Learning International Survey (TALIS) 2013: U.S. Technical Report  (Dec 9) 
This technical report is designed to provide researchers with an overview of the design and implementation of the Teaching and Learning International Survey (TALIS) 2013 in the United States. 
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Mobile Digest of Education Statistics. 2013  (Nov 20) 
This accessible compilation of statistical information covers prekindergarten through graduate school to describe the current American education scene. 
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Graduation Rates for Selected Cohorts, 2005-10; and Student Financial Aid in Postsecondary Institutions, Academic Year 2012-13: First Look (Provisional Data)NCES 2014-  (Nov 20) 
This provisional First Look report includes fully edited and imputed data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) winter 2013-14 data collection, which included two survey components: Graduation Rates for selected cohorts 2005-2010, as well as Student Financial data for the academic year 2012-13. 
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NCES releases the restricted-use data for the first-grade rounds of data collection for the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study, Kindergarten Class of 2010-11  (Nov 7) 
The Early Childhood Longitudinal Study, Kindergarten Class of 2010-11 (ECLS-K:2011) is a longitudinal study following a nationally representative sample of students from their kindergarten year to the spring of 2016, when most of the students are expected to be in fifth grade. 
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2012 revised statistical standards now available for public review

Statement of Commitment to Scientific Integrity
by Principal Statistical Agencies
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