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New Report Releases Data on Postsecondary Tuition, Fees and Degrees

This set of provisional web tables include fully edited and imputed data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) fall 2020 collection, which included three survey components: Institutional Characteristics for the 2020-21 academic year, Completions covering the period July 1, 2019, through June 30, 2020, and data on 12-Month Enrollment for the 2019-20 academic year. » More info


Principals' Perceptions of Influence Over Decisions at Their Schools in 201718

This report examines the relationship between public and private school principals' perceived influence over various decisions made at their schools. » More info


Teacher Training to Meet Diverse Student Needs Before Entering the Classroom: Teacher Preparation in 2017-18

This Data Point looks at preservice coursework taken by public and private school teachers to meet the needs of diverse student populations prior to the coronavirus pandemic. » More info


Conversion of 2007–08 National Postsecondary Student Aid Study (NPSAS:08) Restricted-Use Data File to New Format

The 2007–08 National Postsecondary Student Aid Study (NPSAS:08) Restricted-Use Data File (RUF) has been converted from the Microsoft Windows-based Electronic Codebook into flat text data files that can be accessed using statistical software syntax. » More info

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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

Score gap between high-performing (top 10 percent) and low-performing (bottom 10 percent) U.S. 8th-greaders was 256 points. Larger than the gap in most education systems.

Scores are reported on a scale of 0 to 1,000. See Figure M2b of the TIMSS 2019 U.S. Highlights Results.
SOURCE: International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IEA), Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS), 2019.

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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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