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*NEW* 2020 NAEP Long-Term Trend Report for Ages 9 and 13 available September 30th

See how 9- and 13-year-old students performed on the 2019-2020 National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) long-term trend assessments in reading and mathematics. » More info


A Look at Graduation Rates 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) winter data collection, including data on graduation rates for selected cohorts, outcome measures, student financial aid, and admissions. » More info


Statewide Longitudinal Data Systems (SLDS) Capacity: 2018 SLDS Data File

This release includes the data file intended to accompany the April release of NCES 2021-126, Statewide Longitudinal Data Systems (SLDS) Survey Analysis: Descriptive Statistics » More info


NCES Launches Challenge Competition for Automated Scoring for Nationís Report Card Challenge competitors invited to score selection of reading items to demonstrate ability to reliably, accurately, transparently, and fairly score items using automated processes

This open competition invites members of the natural language processing community to apply their skills to score a sample of NAEP reading items. » More info

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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

Score gap between high-performing (top 10 percent) and low-performing (bottom 10 percent) U.S. 8th-greaders was 256 points. Larger than the gap in most education systems.

Scores are reported on a scale of 0 to 1,000. See Figure M2b of the TIMSS 2019 U.S. Highlights Results.
SOURCE: International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IEA), Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS), 2019.

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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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