Digest of Education Statistics

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Claitors Pub Division, 1997 - Education - 584 pages
This edition is the 30th in a series of publications initiated in 1962. Its primary purpose is to provide a compilation of statistical information covering the broad field of American education from kindergarten through graduate school. The "Digest" includes a selection of data from many sources, and draws especially on the results of surveys and activities of the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). The publication contains information on a variety of subjects, including: (1) numbers of schools and colleges; (2) numbers of teachers; (3) enrollments; (4) graduates; (5) educational attainment; (6) finances; (7) Federal funds for education; (8) employment and income of graduates; (9) libraries; and (10) international comparisons of education. Supplemental information is provided on population trends, attitudes toward education, educational characteristics of the labor force, government finances, and economic trends. Some information is also given on preschool and adult education. Data are presented in 411 tables, with an additional 20 tables in an appendix. (SLD)

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Fall 1992
Fulltime and parttime senior instructional faculty in institutions of higher education
Institutions of higher education and branches by type control of institution
Associate degrees and other subbaccalaureate awards by length of curriculum
Bachelors degrees conferred by institutions of higher education by discipline
Masters degrees conferred by institutions of higher education by racialethnic group
Earned degrees in English language and literatureletters conferred by institutions
Earned degrees in French German and Spanish conferred by institutions of higher
Percentage of the high school class of 1980 enrolled in 4year colleges
Undergraduates enrolled fulltime and parttime in fall 1989 by federal aid program
State awards for needbased undergraduate scholarship and grant programs
Currentfund revenue of public institutions of higher education by source of funds
Federal Programs for Education and Related Activities
Vocational Education
Outcomes of Education 391
Percentage of 18 to 25yearolds reporting drug use during the past 30 days
Fulltime employment status of bachelors degree recipients 1 year after graduation
199192 199293 and 199394 353
Employment status of 198990 bachelors degree recipients 1 year after
International Comparisons of Education
Science test scores of 9yearolds in educational systems participating in
Learning Resources and Technology
Guide to Sources
Appendix Tables
A13 Estimated standard errors for selected estimates of persons from the Participation
A19 Approximate sampling errors 95 percent confidence level for the differences in

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Page 361 - The sample used for this survey is one of a number of possible samples of the same size that could have been selected using the sample design.
Page 370 - National Education Longitudinal Study of 1988 The National Education Longitudinal Study of 1988 (NELS:88) is the third major longitudinal study sponsored by the National Center for Education Statistics.
Page 362 - B are approximations to the standard errors of various estimates shown in this report. In order to derive standard errors that would be applicable to a wide variety of items and could be prepared at a moderate cost, a number of approximations were required. As a result, the tables of standard errors provide an indication of the order of magnitude of the standard errors rather than the precise standard error for any specific item.
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