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Oct10

What High Schoolers and Their Parents Know About Public 4-Year Tuition and Fees in Their State

This Statistics in Brief describes high school student perceptions of the cost of college using data from the High School Longitudinal Study of 2009 (HSLS:09). » More info

Oct2

32 percent of regular, full-time public school teachers hold summer jobs outside of their teaching positions

This Data Point describes regular, full-time public school teachers' jobs during the summer. » More info

Sep17

2015 Survey Questionnaires Results: Students' Computer Access and Use

As part of the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), students, teachers, and school administrators answer survey questionnaires. » More info

Aug28

Mobile Digest of Education Statistics. 2017

This publication is a mobile compilation of key statistical information covering education from kindergarten through graduate school. » 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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