ERIC Number: ED172458
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: 0
Digest of Education Statistics, 1979.
Grant, W. Vance; Lind, C. George
In the fall of 1978 nearly three of every ten persons in the United States were directly involved in the educational process. This publication presents 196 tables and 16 figures breaking down statistical information on this educational activity. The subject matter includes such topics as enrollment patterns, teacher characteristics, school and school district information, retention rates, educational attainment levels, degrees earned, educational finance, educational achievement norms, adult and vocational education, federal programs, employment figures, international educational exchange, libraries, educational television, research and development fundraising, and participation in various aspects of the educational process by sex. Trends are analyzed briefly. (Author/PD)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Adult Education, Educational Finance, Educational Television, Elementary Secondary Education, Employment Patterns, Enrollment Rate, Federal Programs, International Educational Exchange, Libraries, National Norms, Postsecondary Education, Research, School Holding Power, Statistical Data, Tables (Data), Teacher Characteristics, Vocational Education
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 (Stock No. 017-080-02031-9; $5.50)
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Center for Education Statistics (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Note: Not available in paper copy due to small print of original document; For related documents, see ED 144 248 and ED 157 164