New NCES Blog Contains Short Entries on a Variety of Topics

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) has announced the debut of its new blog site. Through this new blog, NCES looks forward to spreading the word about the important and interesting data that it collects and analyzes. The blog will provide a forum for news about the latest developments in NCES surveys, exciting new research opportunities, commonly misunderstood education measures, important new findings, and innovative data tools. In addition to including a wide range of topics, the blogs will cover the full range of NCES survey areas such as

  • Early childhood education
  • Elementary and secondary education
  • Student performance on assessments
  • Postsecondary education
  • Adult education and literacy
  • International education comparisons

This blog will allow NCES to share information in an informal and engaging way and contribute to an even stronger communication network.

To read the new blog, please visit