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Feb7

Instructional Time for Third- and Eighth-Graders in Public and Private Schools: School Year 2011–12

This Statistics in Brief examines the amount of time that students in grades 3 and 8 spent on different activities in 2011–12 and compares how, if at all, this time varied by activity, school sector, and grade. » More info

Jan12

Best Practices for Determining Subgroup Size in Accountability Systems While Protecting Personally Identifiable Student Information

This report was produced to assist states as they develop accountability systems that (1) comply with ESSA; (2) incorporate sound statistical practices and protections; and (3) meet the information needs of state accountability reporting, while still protecting the privacy of individual students. » More info

Dec20

Split-Half Administration of the 2015 School Crime Supplement to the National Crime Victimization Survey

The 2015 School Crime Supplement (SCS) to the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS) administration contained an embedded, randomized split-half experiment to compare two versions of an updated series of questions on bullying. » More info

Dec20

Student Reports of Bullying: Results From the 2015 School Crime Supplement to the National Crime Victimization Survey

These Web Tables use data from the 2015 School Crime Supplement (SCS) to the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS) to show the relationship between bullying victimization and other variables of interest such as the reported presence of gangs, guns, drugs, and alcohol at school; select security measures; student criminal victimization; and personal fear, avoidance behaviors, fighting, and weapon-carrying at school. » More info

NCES Video Highlights

TIMSS Advanced is an international comparative study designed to measure the advanced mathematics and physics achievement of students in their final year of high school who had taken or were taking advanced courses. Find out how American seniors taking advanced mathematics and physics classes compare to their international peers taking similar courses.

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Data Snapshot

The U.S. average score on PISA 2012 Problem Solving was 508, which was higher than the OECD-PS average of 500.

SOURCE: Key findings from PISA 2012 Problem Solving: United States

The Condition of Education

Browse key indicators on the condition of education in the United States at all levels, including prekindergarten, elementary and secondary, and postsecondary. The COE summarizes important developments and trends using the latest statistics, which are updated as data become available.

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