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A Look at Student Perceptions of School Discipline

This data point report investigates the relationship between students' perceptions of school discipline, their own behavior (i.e., skipping class, being in a physical fight, bringing a weapon to school), and unfavorable school conditions (i.e., gangs at school, seeing another student with a gun at school). » More info


A Look at Students Bullied Online or by Text

This data point report explores the relationship between students who were bullied online or by text and their demographic characteristics. » More info


A Look at Bullying Components

This data point report investigates the relationship between the bullying components of repetition and power imbalance and the perceived relationship to the bullied studentís personal characteristics. » More info


Scores for U.S. for adults with a high school education decreased in both literacy and numeracy since 2012/14.

See the most recent results for U.S. adults according to the web-based first look report released today by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). » More info

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The Condition of Education

The Condition of Education is an annual report to Congress summarizing important developments and trends in the U.S. education system. The report presents 50 indicators on topics ranging from prekindergarten through postsecondary education, as well as labor force outcomes and international comparisons. Discover how you can use the Condition of Education to stay informed about the latest education data.

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Data Snapshot

PIRLS overall reading average scale scores of fourth-grade students, by education system: 2016The U.S. PIRLS overall average reading score of fourth-grade students was 549. This score was higher than the PIRLS scale centerpoint, which is set at 500 points.

SOURCE: International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IEA), Progress in International Reading Literacy Study (PIRLS), 2016.

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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, from prekindergarten through postsecondary, as well as labor force outcomes and international comparisons. The indicators summarize important developments and trends using the latest statistics, which are updated throughout the year as new data become available.

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