This 2012 randomized controlled trial examined the effects of the New York School Choice Scholarships Foundation Program on the college enrollment outcomes of 2,600 first- to fifth-grade New York City public school students. The voucher program provided private school vouchers to public school students from low-income families. This is a well-implemented study, and the research meets WWC evidence standards without reservations.
IES has released FY2014 funding announcements for five grant competitions in education research and research training.
The average score for eighth-grade AI/AN students in reading was higher in 2009 than in 2007, and the percentage of AI/AN students at or above Proficient and at Advanced in mathematics was higher in 2009 than in 2005. (Read more)
Between 1985 and 2008, public school enrollment rose 26 percent, from 39.4 million to 49.8 million. (Read more)