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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 2020082||Male and Female High School Students’ Expectations for Working In a Health-Related Field
This Data Point is based on data from the High School Longitudinal Study of 2009 (HSLS:09), a nationally representative, longitudinal study of more than 23,000 ninth-graders in 2009. Follow-up surveys were administered to the cohort in 2012 and 2013. It examines students’ expectations for a job in healthcare at age 30 when they were freshmen, and again in the spring of 2012. It provides a description of the percentage of students who expected to have a job in healthcare at age 30 in both 2009 and 2012, those who changed their expectations, and those who did not expect a job in healthcare at either time. It also describes differences between males and females in expectations for a job in healthcare.
|NCES 2020055||Students in Subbaccalaureate Health Sciences Programs: 2015–2016
This Data Point examines the enrollment and demographic characteristics of students enrolled in subbaccalaureate (certificate and associate’s degree) health sciences programs. The report uses data from the 2015–16 National Postsecondary Student Aid Study (NPSAS:16).
|NCES 2020027||Policies Outlining the Role of Sworn Law Enforcement Officers in Public Schools
The National Center for Education Statistics collects data on crime, violence, and safety in U.S. public schools through the School Survey on Crime and Safety (SSOCS). This Data Point report uses data from the 2017–18 SSOCS to examine the formal policies schools have in place to outline officers’ roles and responsibilities and whether these policies are aligned with the activities that sworn law enforcement officers participate in while at school.
|NCES 2020086||School Nurses in U.S. Public Schools
This Data Point describes the presence of school nurses in public schools for the 2007-08, 2011-12, and 2015-16 school years, and by selected school characteristics for the 2015-16 school year.
|NCES 2020019||Postsecondary Occupational Education Among Students Who Took Career and Technical Education in High School
This Data Point examines the postsecondary enrollment rates of students who took career and technical education (CTE) in high school and their pursuit of further study in related CTE fields.
|NCES 2020201||Public School Principals’ Top Three Most Important Education Goals, by Charter Status and School Level
This data point report investigates the relationship between various education goals, chosen as important by public school principals, by charter status (traditional public or public charter), and school levels. The most frequently selected goals are discussed in this report, and data on all 10 goals are available in supplementary tables.
|NCES 2020202||A Look at Principals’ Most Important Goals by Community Type and School Level
This data point report investigates the relationship between various education goals, chosen as important by public school principals, by different community types and school levels. The most frequently selected goals are discussed in this report, and data on all 10 goals are available in the supplementary tables.
|NCES 2020060||Labor Market Outcomes for High School Career and Technical Education Participants: 2016
This Data Point examines how the early labor market outcomes of public high school graduates vary by the number of career and technical education credits earned during high school.
|NCES 2020026||Expulsion From School as a Disciplinary Action
This report examines the percentage of U.S. public elementary and secondary schools that were allowed to expel students from school as a disciplinary action and the percentage of schools that used this action. Specifically, this report investigates the trend over time in schools’ allowance for and use of these disciplinary actions, and comparisons between schools with varying levels of minority student enrollment.
|NCES 2020007||U.S. Public School Students Enrolled in Schools With Violent Incidents and Hate Crimes
This report estimates the number and percentage of public school students who were enrolled in a school where any violent incidents and hate crimes occurred at school in 2007–08 and 2017–18, as reported by school principals. It also investigates whether these incidents occurred in schools in which a sworn law enforcement officer was present at least once a week.
|NCES 2020006||Start Time for U.S. Public High Schools
This Data Point report describes the average start time for public high schools in the United States during the 2017-18 school year by school characteristics and state.
|NCES 2020011||Shortened School Weeks in U.S. Public Schools
This Data Point examines the characteristics of schools where students attend classes fewer than 5 days per week.
|NCES 2020040||Students' Perceptions of Bullying
This report investigates the relationship between these components and the various personal characteristics that students believed to be related to the bullying they experienced. It further examines the relationship between bullying components and the negative effects of bullying on students’ feelings about themselves, their schoolwork, and their relationships with family and friends.
|NCES 2020041||Student Perceptions of School Discipline and the Presence of Gangs or Guns at School
This report investigates the relationship between students’ perceptions of school discipline and their own behavior as well as the relationship between students’ perception of school discipline and unfavorable school conditions. As the findings presented below show reportable differences and not causal interactions, readers should be aware that additional factors may be involved in explaining discrepancies between students’ views of school discipline.
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