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A Look at Parent Involvement in Education in the U.S.

This report presents findings from the Parent and Family Involvement in Education Survey of the National Household Education Surveys Program of 2019 (NHES:2019). » More info


One-Year Outcomes of 2015-16 Bachelor's Degree Recipients in the United States

Recently released Web Tables present outcomes of 2015-16 bachelor's degree recipients 1 year after graduation. » More info


New Report on Crime and Safety in Schools and College Campuses

Indicators of School Crime and Safety, 2019 covers topics such as victimization, school conditions, school environment, safety and security measures at school, and criminal incidents at postsecondary institutions. » More info


New Report Releases Data on Postsecondary Tuition, Fees and Degrees

This set of provisional web tables includes fully edited and imputed data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) fall 2019 collection, which included three survey components: Institutional Characteristics for the 2019-20 academic year, Completions covering the period July 1, 2018, through June 30, 2019, and data on 12-Month Enrollment for the 2018-19 academic year. » 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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