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Dec4

Postsecondary transcript data for 201112 first-time beginning postsecondary students, through 2017

Based on data collected for the 2012 Beginning Postsecondary Students Longitudinal Study (BPS:12) Postsecondary Education Transcript Study (PETS), a nationally representative study which followed first-time in college students for 6 years, these PETS data include detailed information, by institutions attended and time periods, on enrollment, degree programs, fields of study, course taking, credit accumulation, and academic performance. » More info

Dec3

Teacher Performance Evaluations in U.S. Public Schools

This Data Point describes teacher performance evaluations in public schools and how results are used during the 2017-18 school year, by type of public school. » More info

Dec1

Dual or Concurrent Enrollment in Public Schools in the United States

This Data Point examines dual or concurrent enrollment at public schools in the United States with students enrolled in any of grades 912. » More info

Nov25

Due to COVID Pandemic, NCES to delay National Assessment of Education Progress (NAEP) assessment

Due to the impact of the COVID pandemic on school operations, it will not be possible for NCES to conduct the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) assessments in accordance with the statutory requirements defined by the Education Sciences Reform Act (ESRA) which requires NAEP to be conducted in a valid and reliable manner every 2 years (20 U.S.C. 9622(b)(2)(B)). » 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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