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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

May23

Trends in U.S. Subbaccalaureate Certificate Seekers: 200304 to 201112

This DataPoint publication uses data from the 2004, 2008, and 2012 National Postsecondary Student Aid Study (NPSAS) to present recent trends in undergraduate enrollment in subbaccalaureate certificate programs in the U.S. postsecondary education system. » More info

May17

The Nation's Report Card: Technology and Engineering Literacy

Results from NAEP's Technology and Engineering Literacy (TEL) assessment--measuring whether students are able to apply technology and engineering skills to real-life situations--are here! » More info

May12

Findings From the Third-Grade Round of the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study, Kindergarten Class of 2010-11 (ECLS-K:2011)

This brief report provides a first look at the overall third-grade achievement of the students who were attending kindergarten for the first time in the 2010-11 school year and were in third grade in the 2013-14 school year using data from the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study, Kindergarten Class of 2010-11 (ECLS-K:2011). » 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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