From the IES Director: Res ipsa loquitur

In a recent blog, Institute of Education Sciences (IES) Director Mark Schneider points to the Latin phrase res ipsa loquitur meaning “the thing speaks for itself.” This phrase came to mind as he reviewed the final set of results from the national 2019 reading and math assessments. The results were devastating—even more so because they mirrored the findings from 4th and 8th grade reading and math released earlier this year.

Read the complete blog here: Res ipsa loquitur, by Mark Schneider, Director of IES, November 2, 2020.