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IES Posts FY 2019 Research Funding Webinar: IES Application Process

The National Center for Education Research (NCER) and the National Center for Special Education Research (NCSER) at the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) are posting an on-demand webinar called "IES Application Process" related to FY 2019 research funding opportunities.

IES Announces FY 2018 Education Research and Development Center Grant

The Institute of Education Sciences (IES) announces a new Education Research and Development Center: The National Center for Research on Education Access and Choice.

Did You Know?

The average score for eighth-grade AI/AN students in reading was higher in 2009 than in 2007, and the percentage of AI/AN students at or above Proficient and at Advanced in mathematics was higher in 2009 than in 2005. (Read more)

Between 1985 and 2008, public school enrollment rose 26 percent, from 39.4 million to 49.8 million. (Read more)

Data Snapshot

Average scores in civics for students eligible for either free or reduced price school lunch were higher in 2010 than in 2006 at both grades 4 and 8.
Average scores in civics for students eligible for either free or reduced price school lunch were higher in 2010 than in 2006 at both grades 4 and 8.

 

Approximately two-thirds of fourth-graders both nationally and in large city schools reported never using a calculator while taking mathematics tests or quizzes.
Approximately two-thirds of fourth-graders both nationally and in large city schools reported never using a calculator while taking mathematics tests or quizzes.