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Feb26

A Look at Enrollment and Other Postsecondary Data

This provisional set of web tables presents fully edited and imputed data findings from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) spring data collection, including data on enrollment, finance and academic libraries. » More info

Feb25

Latest Edition of Statistical Compendium Provides New and Historical Data on All Aspects of Education

The Digest of Education Statistics 2019 is a comprehensive statistical reference for all levels of education. » More info

Jan28

National Household Education Survey Programs of 2019 Public-Use Data Files

The National Center for Education Statistics released new National Household Education Surveys data files and documentation January 28, 2021.Two surveys were fielded in 2019 as part of the National Household Education Surveys Program: the Early Childhood Program Participation survey (ECPP) and the Parent and Family Involvement in Education survey (PFI). » More info

Jan13

Educational and Employment Outcomes of 200708 Bachelor''s Degree Recipients in 2018.

Recently released First Look report presents outcomes of 200708 bachelor's degree recipients in 2018, about 10 years after graduation. » 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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