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For Teachers

Speak Out, Listen Up! Tools for Bringing Student Ideas into School Change

REL West developed a toolkit for educators to elicit student' ideas about school-related issues and use their input for school improvement efforts.

Request for Feedback on the Regional Educational Laboratory (REL) Program

IES is seeking feedback about what is working in the current REL contracts, what needs to be improved, and the kinds of resources and services related to data and research that are most needed by educators and policymakers.

Did You Know?

Public school students in 28 states scored higher than their peers in the nation; students in 15 states and the District of Columbia scored lower than their peers nationally. The interactive map provides details. (Read more)

In Science, no state scored lower in 2011 than in 2009. The interactive map provides details! (Read more)

Data Snapshot

Our nation's schools should be safe havens for teaching and learning, free of crime and violence. This short video shows our latest data on safety in schools.
Our nation's schools should be safe havens for teaching and learning, free of crime and violence. This short video shows our latest data on safety in schools.

 

2009 graduates earned an average of 3 credits more over the course of their high school education than 1990 graduates. This translates to about 420 additional hours of instruction during their high school careers.
2009 graduates earned an average of 3 credits more over the course of their high school education than 1990 graduates. This translates to about 420 additional hours of instruction during their high school careers.

 


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National Center for Education Statistics - http://nces.ed.gov
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