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The Condition of Education 2018

The Condition of Education is a congressionally mandated annual report summarizing important developments and trends in education using the latest available data. » More info


A Look at Children’s Summer Experiences After Kindergarten

NCES releases a new report that examines differences in children's summer experiences after kindergarten by household poverty status and parents' highest level of education utilizing data from the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study, Kindergarten Class of 2010–11 (ECLS-K:2011). » More info


Teacher spending on classroom supplies

This Data Point describes the percentage of public school teachers who spend their own money on classroom supplies without reimbursement, and the amount of money spent by these teachers. » More info


Education's Role in Work Experience Programs

This Data Point shows that most work experience programs (such as internships and apprenticeships) are completed as part of a formal education program. » More info

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COE 2017

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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Problem Solving Skills of 15-year-olds, 2013The U.S. average score on PISA 2012 Problem Solving was 508, which was higher than the OECD-PS average of 500.

SOURCE: Key findings from PISA 2012 Problem Solving: United States

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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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