Department of Education

Resource: ED's COVID-19 Guidance and Resources

The Department of Education has created a webpage to house COVID-19 ("Coronavirus") information and resources for schools and school personnel.

Resource: Broad Flexibilities for States to Cancel Testing During National Emergency

Upon a proper request, the Department of Education will grant a waiver to any state that is unable to assess its students due to the ongoing national emergency, providing relief from federally mandated testing requirements for this school year.

Resource: Updated College Scorecard

This newly-updated tool provides students and families with information to guide their college search and compare their options.

Report: 2015–16 National Postsecondary Student Aid Study (NPSAS:16): Student Financial Aid Estimates

This publication describes the percentages of students receiving various types of financial aid and average amounts received, by type of institution attended, attendance pattern, dependency status, and income level.

Report: High School Longitudinal Study of 2009 (HSLS: 09): Fall 2009 Ninth-Graders in 2016

This report presents findings from the second follow-up of HSLS: 09 participants, with a focus on fall 2009 ninth-graders’ education and employment outcomes in 2016.

Report: Personalized Learning Plans

This brief describes personalized learning plans as a high school dropout prevention strategy and provides information on their purpose, prevalence, and implementation in schools.

Report: The Financial Literacy of 15-year-olds in the U.S. and Abroad

This report presents the results of the 2015 Program for International Student Assessment financial literacy assessment of 15-year-old students in the U.S. and the 14 other education systems that participated.