ERIC Number: ED246571
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984-Jan
Reference Count: 0
The NCES Commitment to Excellence.
Eldridge, Marie D.
The administrator of the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) describes the mission of the center and discusses the types of information collected with relevance for special education. Noted are analyses of public and private sectors in elementary/secondary education on such topics as enrollment, graduates, faculty, expenditures and revenues by source, and teacher supply and demand. Among NCES publications that are described are the Digest of Educaton Statistics, a statistical abstract; the Condition of Education, a Congressionally mandated report; and Projections of Education Statistics. Additonal reports on private schools and special education (such as the longitudinal study on high school and beyond) are considered, and major findings highlighted. (CL)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Center for Education Statistics (ED), Washington, DC.
Identifiers: National Center for Education Statistics
Note: Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the National Association of Private School for Exceptional Children (13th, Palm Beach, FL, January 26-28, 1984).