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Sep16

First Look report presents findings from the 201718 National Postsecondary Student Aid Study, Administrative Collection (NPSAS:18-AC)

A new First Look report released by the National Center for Education Statistics describes the percentages of students receiving various types of financial aid and average amounts received, by type of institution attended and institution state. » More info

Sep14

Enrollment and Employees in Postsecondary Institutions, Fall 2020; and Financial Statistics and Academic Libraries, Fiscal Year 2020 (Preliminary Data)

This preliminary set of web tables presents data findings from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) spring 2021 data collection. » More info

Sep14

Arts credits earned in high school and postsecondary enrollment

This Data Point uses data from the High School Longitudinal Study of 2009 (HSLS:09), a national study of more than 23,000 ninth-graders in 2009. » More info

Aug31

New Data Released on Bachelor''s Degree Recipients, 10 Years after Graduation

Recently released data describe outcomes of 200708 bachelor's degree recipients 10 years after graduation. » 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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