Institute of Education Sciences

Resource: Analyzing Student-Level Discipline Data: A Guide for Districts

This guide (PDF, 43 pages) helps school and district leaders use data to better inform their use of disciplinary actions.

Report: Preparing for Life after High School: The Characteristics and Experiences of Youth in Special Education

This multi-volume descriptive report presents information from the National Longitudinal Transition Study 2012, a longitudinal study conducted over several decades to examine the characteristics, experiences, and post-high school outcomes of youth with an individualized education program (IEP).

Report: A Quarter Century of Changes in the Elementary and Secondary Teaching Force: From 1987 to 2012

This report illustrates changes in several key characteristics of the teaching force between the 1987-1988 and 2011-2012 school years, including the number of teachers, the level of teaching experience, and the racial/ethnic diversity of the teaching force. The report focuses on how these demographic changes varied across different types of teachers and schools.