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|NCES 2020025||Adult Numeracy in the United States
This Data Point summarizes what data from the Program for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC) show about adult numeracy in the United States. PIAAC is a large-scale study of working-age adults (ages 16–65) in 37 participating countries.
|NCES 2020306||Revenues and Expenditures for Public Elementary and Secondary Education: FY 18
The finance tables and figures introduce new data for national and state-level public elementary and secondary revenues and expenditures for fiscal year (FY) 2018. Specifically, the tables include the following school finance data
|NCES 2020122||2019-20 Common Core of Data (CCD) Preliminary Directory Files
On July 7th, 2020, the National Center for Education Statistics released the 2019-20 Common Core of Data (CCD) Preliminary Directory Files. These files are the product of the CCD data collection for the 2019-20 school year. Data are reported at district and school levels as of October 1, 2019. The preliminary directory files include basic identifying information for each public school and local education agency (LEA), including the NCES identification numbers, location and mailing address and some limited attributes about the school or LEA, such as type, operational status, the lowest and highest grade offered. The preliminary directories do not include aggregated demographic information such as student enrollment or teacher and staff counts. For the preliminary directory, NCES has only conducted a limited review of the files. It is meant to provide data users with a more timely release of basic information for school and LEA. The full CCD universe for SY 2019-20 (which will include demographic information) will be published in Spring 2021.
|NCES 2020034||Health and STEM Career Expectations and Science Literacy Achievement of U.S. 15-Year-Old Students
This report uses U.S. data from the Program for International Student Assessment (PISA), a nationally representative study of 15-year-old students. This brief details the percentage, and reports the average score, of students who foresee either a career in health fields or in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields. The report analyzes career expectations and science achievement by gender, race/ethnicity, immigration status, and a measure of socioeconomic status.
|IES 2020001REV||Cost Analysis: A Starter Kit
This starter kit is designed for grant applicants who are new to cost analysis. The kit will help applicants an a cost analysis, setting the foundation for more complex economic analyses.
|NCES 2020024||Projections of Education Statistics to 2028
Projections of Education Statistics to 2028 is the 47th in a series of publications initiated in 1964. This publication provides national-level data on enrollment, teachers, high school graduates, and expenditures at the elementary and secondary level, and enrollment and degrees at the postsecondary level for the past 15 years and projections to the year 2028. For the 50 states and the District of Columbia, the tables, figures, and text contain data on projections of public elementary and secondary enrollment and public high school graduates to the year 2028. The methodology section describes models and assumptions used to develop national- and state-level projections.
|NCES 2020501||Courses Taken, Credits Earned, and Time to Degree: A First Look at the Postsecondary Transcripts of 2011–12 Beginning Postsecondary Students
Drawing on data collected through the Postsecondary Education Transcript Study (PETS) for the 2011–12 cohort of the Beginning Postsecondary Students Longitudinal Study, this First Look report examines 6-year coursetaking experiences, postsecondary attainment, and time to degree of U.S. undergraduates who began their postsecondary education for the first time in the 2011–12 academic year.
|NCES 2020047||U.S. PIAAC Skills Map: State and County Indicators of Adult Literacy and Numeracy
The U.S. PIAAC Skills Map allows users to access estimates of adult literacy and numeracy proficiency in all U.S. states and counties through heat maps and summary card displays. It also provides estimates of the precision of its indicators and facilitates statistical comparisons among states and counties.
|NCES 2020150||2018-19 Common Core of Data (CCD) Universe Files
On April 1, 2020, the National Center for Education Statistics released the 2018-19 Common Core of Data (CCD) Universe Files. These files are the product of the Common Core of Data (CCD) data collection for the 2018-19 school year. Data are reported at state, district, and school levels and include staff counts by professional category, and student membership disaggregated by grade, race/ethnicity, and sex. Also included are school-level counts of student eligible for free and reduced-price lunches.
|NCES 2020069||U.S. Highlighted Results From the 2018 Teaching and Learning International Survey (TALIS) of Teachers and Principals in Lower Secondary Schools (Grades 7-9) (2020-069)
Following the initial release of TALIS 2018 web report (2019-132) on June 19, 2019, this second volume web report provides key comparative information about teachers and principals in the United States and 48 other education systems that participated in the Teaching and Learning International Survey (TALIS) 2018. TALIS is sponsored by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and focuses on teachers and principals at the lower secondary school level (grades 7, 8, and 9 in the United States). TALIS 2018 data are based on teachers’ and principals’ responses to survey questions, and the highlights in the web report cover their backgrounds, work environments, professional development, and beliefs and attitudes about teaching.
|NCES 2020303||Revenues and Expenditures for Public
Elementary and Secondary School Districts:
This report presents data on public elementary and secondary education revenues and expenditures at the local education agency (LEA) or school district level for fiscal year (FY) 2017. Specifically, this report includes finance data on the following topics:
|NCES 2020301||Revenues and Expenditures for Public Elementary and Secondary Education: FY 17
The tables and figures introduce new data for national and state-level public elementary and secondary revenues and expenditures for fiscal year (FY) 2017. Specifically, the tables include the following school finance data:
|NCES 2020032||Program for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC) U.S. Combined 2012/14/17 Sample Restricted Use File (RUF)
The PIAAC U.S. 2012/2014/2017 Restricted Use File (RUF) consists of data from the PIAAC combined 2012/2014/2017 household sample. It contains data for individuals including responses to the background questionnaire and the cognitive assessment. Statistical confidentiality treatments were applied due to confidentiality concerns. The RUF can be accessed through a restricted use license agreement with the National Center for Education Statistics. For more details on the data, please refer to Appendix E of the U.S. PIAAC technical report. (NCES 2020-224).
|NCES 2020223||Program for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC) U.S. 2017 Sample Restricted-Use File (RUF)
The PIAAC U.S. 2017 Restricted-use File (RUF) consists of data from the PIAAC 2017 household sample. It contains data for individuals including responses to the background questionnaire and the cognitive assessment. Statistical confidentiality treatments were applied due to confidentiality concerns. In addition to the variables in the public use file, the RUF contains detailed versions of variables and additional data collected through U.S. specific questionnaire routing. The RUF can be accessed through a restricted-use license agreement with the National Center for Education Statistics. For more details on the data, please refer to Appendix E of the U.S. PIAAC technical report. (NCES 2019-224).
|NCES 2020224||U.S. Program for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC) 2012/2014/2017: Main Study, National Supplement, and PIAAC 2017 Technical Report
The Program for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC) is a large-scale international study of working-age adults (ages 16–65) that assesses adult skills in three domains (literacy, numeracy, and digital problem solving) and collects information on adults’ education, work experience, and other background characteristics.
Three data collection efforts are described in this web-based technical report: the U.S. PIAAC 2012 Main Study (5,000 respondents), the U.S. PIAAC 2014 National Supplement (3,660 respondents), and the PIAAC 2017 (3,600 respondents).
The technical report is designed to provide researchers with an overview of the design and implementation of PIAAC in the United States. The report includes detailed information on sample design, survey instruments, the data collection procedures, data quality, weighting, scaling, and data analysis. In addition, a user guide is included that provides information to help support analysis of the data.