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Feb5

Dual Enrollment: Participation and Characteristics

This report is based on data from the High School Longitudinal Study of 2009 (HSLS:09), a nationally representative, longitudinal study of more than 23,000 ninth-graders in 2009. » More info

Jan30

Digest of Education Statistics 2017

The Digest is a compilation of statistical information covering prekindergarten through graduate school. » More info

Jan29

Cyberbullying and Cell Phone Policy in U.S. Primary and Secondary Schools

This report describes principals' reports of the frequency with which cyberbullying occurred among U.S. students in 2010 and 2016. » More info

Jan24

National Graduation Rate Increases in School Year 2016-17 for U.S. Students

In 2016-17, the national graduation rate for all U.S. students increased by 0.5 percentage points. » 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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