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 Pub Number  Title  Date
NCES 2000062 The Condition of Education, 2000
The Condition of Education is an indicator report, summarizing the health of education, monitoring important developments, and showing trends in major aspects of education. The 65 indicators included examine relationships; show changes over time; compare or contrast sub-populations, regions, or countries; or assess characteristics of students from different backgrounds and types of schools. An indicator is policy relevant and problem oriented; it typically incorporates a standard against which to judge progress or regression. Please remember, however, that indicators are not intended to identify causes or solutions, and cannot individually by themselves provide a completely comprehensive view of conditions in education.
6/1/2000
NCES 2000031 Digest of Education Statistics, 1999
The Digest provides a compilation of statistical information covering the broad field of education from prekindergarten through graduate school. Topics in the Digest include: the number of schools and colleges; teachers; enrollments; graduates; educational attainment; finances; federal funds for education; employment and income of graduates; libraries; technology; and international comparisons.
3/28/2000
NCES 97983 Findings from The Condition of Education 1997: Public and Private Schools: How Do They Differ?
This essay is taken from The Condition of Education, 1997. It examines two fundamental differences between public and private schools: their sources of support and the role of choice in determining where students go to school. It also describes differences in academic programs and support services.
7/17/1997
NCES 97590 Schools Serving Family Needs: Extended-Day Programs in Public and Private Schools (Issue Brief)
In a previous Issue Brief, the availability of extended-day programs in public and private elementary, and combined schools was found to have increased between 1987-88 and 1990-91 (Rossi et al. 1996). This brief updates and expands upon those findings by presenting data on extended-day programs drawn from the 1987-88, 1990-91, and 1993-94 Schools and Staffing Surveys (SASS), conducted by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).
3/17/1997
NCES 97908 How Widespread is Site-Based Decisionmaking in the Public Schools? (Issue Brief)
The push towards decentralization raises questions about the composition and areas of responsibility of site-based decisionmaking bodies. What percentages of these groups include teachers? parents? What school policy areas do site-based decisionmaking bodies consider? Data available from the 1993-94 Schools and Staffing Survey (SASS), conducted by the National Center
1/15/1997
NCES 97910 Teachers' Sense of Community: How Do Public and Private Schools Compare? (Issue Brief)
Do public and private school teachers differ in the sense of community they perceive at work? Is the sense of community experienced by teachers at work more pronounced in private school settings? Data from the Schools and Staffing Survey (SASS), conducted by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), are used to explore these questions.
1/15/1997
NCES 96322 How Different, How Similar? Comparing Key Organizational Qualities of American Public and Private Secondary Schools (Issue Brief)
This report provides detailed information and analysis on the organizational character of the nation's public and private schools. It builds on the report, "Private Schools in the United States: A Statistical Profile: 1990-91", by examining a small number (3-6) of selected organizational domains for more in-depth analysis.
9/24/1996
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