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New Report Shows Revenues and Expenditures Per Pupil for Public School Districts Increased Between School Year 2014-15 and 2015-16

National Median of Total Revenues and Expenditures Per Pupil Increased in School Year 2015-16. The national median of total revenues per pupil across all LEAs was $12,953 in FY 16, which represents an increase of 3.2 percent from FY 15, after adjusting for inflation. » More info


New report examines Title I funding formulas

Study of the Title I, Part A Grant Program Mathematical Formulas examines the distribution of Title I funds to show how the current formulas affect various types of districts, such as large or small districts, those in poor or rich areas, and those in urban or rural areas. » More info


The National Indian Education Study 2015: A Closer Look

The National Indian Education Study (NIES) is designed to describe the condition of education for fourth- and eighth-grade American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) students in the United States. » More info


The Nation's Report Card: Highlighted Results for the 2018 Technology and Engineering Literacy (TEL) Assessment at Grade 8

The NAEP Technology and Engineering Literacy (TEL) assessment uses interactive scenario-based tasks to measure whether students are able to apply technology and engineering skills to real-life situations. » 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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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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