The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), located within the U.S. Department of Education and the Institute of Education Sciences, is the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.
Using the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) Database for Research and Policy DiscussionFeb 7The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education, will sponsor a 3 1/2-day advanced studies seminar on the use of the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) database for education research and policy analysis. (more info)
Call for Papers: The 2007 NICHD-NCES ECLS-B First Release ConferenceFeb 3The National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) is sponsoring a 2-day Early Childhood Longitudinal Study, Birth Cohort (ECLS-B) First Release Conference organized jointly by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). (more info)
Homeschooling in the United States: 2003Feb 2This report uses the Parent and Family Involvement Survey of the 2003 National Household Education Surveys Program (NHES) to estimate the number and percentage of homeschooled students in the United States in 2003 and to describe the characteristics of these students and their families. (more info)What's New Archive