Mark Schneider, the new director of the Institute of Education Sciences, is pushing for new directions in the Education Department's research agency: more research on higher education and long-term achievement, and more practical results for educators.
Recently in federal education statistics Category
July 01, 2018
June 25, 2018
Matthew Soldner will step in as commissioner of the National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance.
May 23, 2018
Newly released data from the federal Condition of Education looks at access to early childhood education, alternate paths to teaching, and other issues.
May 03, 2018
State rules on providing education and requiring school attendance are literally all over the map, new federal data show.
April 29, 2018
Going forward, here are some of the issues researchers and education advocates will be exploring, as well as some of the problems cropping up in the recently released 2015-16 Civil Rights Data Collection.
April 24, 2018
A new civil rights indicator lets education watchers compare how many days of instruction are lost to suspensions, and new research suggests it could disproportionately hurt students with disabilities.
April 10, 2018
The Trial Urban District Assessment of the Nation's Report Card expanded for 2017, by adding both new districts and a measure of all large school districts. While relatively few districts saw significant gains over 2015, urban districts as a whole seem to be gaining faster than the national average.
April 10, 2018
Educators and policymakers dig into the Sunshine State's NAEP results.
March 23, 2018
After nearly four years, the U.S. Education Department's research agency is at last on the verge of getting a new permanent director.
March 22, 2018
While education research programs across several agencies have faced cuts and consolidations this year, Congress is expected to approve an omnibus spending bill that rejects cuts in favor of some modest increases to federal education research and data.