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50 Years of ERIC
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Baker, Bruce – Education and the Public Interest Center, 2007
This review considers the recently released study by Susan Aud of the Milton & Rose D. Friedman Foundation, concerning the fiscal effects of school vouchers policies. Aud calculates the simple difference between, on the one hand, state and local government spending on students attending traditional public schools, and, on the other, the government…
Descriptors: Private Schools, School Choice, School Districts, Local Government
Aud, Susan – Milton & Rose D. Friedman Foundation, 2007
This study examines Utah's funding system for public education and provides an analysis of the fiscal impact of allowing parents to use a portion of their child's state education funding to attend a school of their choice, public or private. Like many states, Utah is facing pressure to improve its system of public education funding. The state's…
Descriptors: Charter Schools, Private Schools, Elementary Secondary Education, School Choice
Aud, Susan – Milton & Rose D. Friedman Foundation, 2006
This study analyzes and explains Florida's education finance system. It explains the sources of revenue and the expenditure of funds, reporting figures for each of the state's 67 districts. It also analyzes the trend in current expenditures --that is, the day-to-day operating costs of schools--to address the question of whether they have been…
Descriptors: Expenditures, School Choice, Educational Finance, Public Education
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Aud, Susan; KewalRamani, Angelina; Frohlich, Lauren – National Center for Education Statistics, 2011
The transition to adulthood in the United States has changed in recent decades as many of the traditional milestones that mark adulthood, such as household establishment and marriage, have changed or been delayed (McLanahan et al. 2010; Arnett 2000). Among these changes are increased participation and attainment in education; extenuation of…
Descriptors: Child Rearing, Young Adults, Adolescents, Family Structure
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Aud, Susan, Ed.; Hannes, Gretchen, Ed. – National Center for Education Statistics, 2011
Since 1870, the federal government has gathered data about students, teachers, schools, and education funding. As mandated by Congress, the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) in the Institute of Education Sciences annually publishes a statistical report on the status and progress of education in the…
Descriptors: School Statistics, Educational Indicators, Educational Trends, Educational Finance
Aud, Susan L. – Heritage Foundation, 2007
Since its inception in 1965, the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, now known as No Child Left Behind (NCLB), has directed billions of federal dollars toward low-income students. Title I, Part A of NCLB is designed to equalize educational opportunities and resources for disadvantaged children. This analysis examines whether the current…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Incentives, Elementary Secondary Education, Educational Change
Aud, Susan L. – Milton & Rose D. Friedman Foundation, 2007
Parents of students with disabilities face a number of difficult choices in determining how to get the best education for their children. Too often, the special education system in public schools fails its students. Parents must become both experts and advocates for their children in order to navigate a burdensome maze of regulations to fight for…
Descriptors: Educational Needs, Private Schools, Expenditure per Student, Disabilities
Aud, Susan L. – Milton & Rose D. Friedman Foundation, 2007
School choice programs, which allow students to attend the public or private school of their choice using public funds, have taken root in the U.S. and are growing rapidly both in number and size. Their fiscal impact has become an important political issue. Proponents say school choice saves money because private schooling is more efficient,…
Descriptors: School Choice, Scholarships, Educational Vouchers, Tax Credits
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Grady, Sarah; Bielick, Stacey; Aud, Susan – National Center for Education Statistics, 2010
This report updates two previous reports: "Trends in the Use of School Choice: 1993 to 1999" (Bielick and Chapman 2003) and "Trends in the Use of School Choice: 1993 to 2003" (Tice et al. 2006). Using data from the National Household Education Survey (NHES) of the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), this…
Descriptors: Charter Schools, Private Schools, Home Schooling, School Choice
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Aud, Susan; Fox, Mary Ann; KewalRamani, Angelina – National Center for Education Statistics, 2010
"Status and Trends in the Education of Racial and Ethnic Groups" examines the educational progress and challenges of students in the United States by race/ethnicity. This report shows that over time, the numbers of students of each race/ethnicity who have completed high school and continued their education in college have increased. Despite these…
Descriptors: African American Students, Ethnicity, Race, Pacific Islanders
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Aud, Susan, Ed.; Hannes, Gretchen, Ed. – National Center for Education Statistics, 2010
This publication contains a sample of the indicators in "The Condition of Education 2010." The indicators in this publication are numbered sequentially, rather than according to their numbers in the complete edition. Since 1870, the federal government has gathered data about students, teachers, schools, and education funding. As mandated by…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, School Statistics, Educational Indicators, Enrollment
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Fadde, Peter J.; Aud, Susan; Gilbert, Sharon – Action in Teacher Education, 2009
Research and practice going back to the 1960s support the use of videotaping to facilitate preservice teachers' development of reflective teaching skills. Emerging research suggests that additional video-based activities, including editing video vignettes of teaching, can deepen preservice teachers' reflection. This action research study describes…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Action Research, Editing, Teaching Skills
Aud, Susan L. – Milton & Rose D. Friedman Foundation, 2005
Education finance policy has become an urgent concern in many state legislatures. Demands for greater equity and accountability have forced states to review, and in many cases to revise, the method by which schools are funded. This study sheds light on Indiana's financing of public K-12 education by providing a clear explanation of the components…
Descriptors: Funding Formulas, Elementary Secondary Education, Resource Allocation, Expenditure per Student
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Aud, Susan; Wilkinson-Flicker, Sidney; Kristapovich, Paul; Rathbun, Amy; Wang, Xiaolei; Zhang, Jijun – National Center for Education Statistics, 2013
To help inform policymakers and the public about the progress of education in the United States, Congress has mandated that the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) produce an annual report, "The Condition of Education." This year's report presents 42 indicators of important developments and trends in U.S. education. These indicators…
Descriptors: Educational Indicators, Dropouts, Charter Schools, Educational Attainment
Aud, Susan L.; Michos, Leon – Cato Institute, 2006
In August 2004 the first ever federally funded school voucher program began in Washington, D.C. Eligible students could attend a private school of their choice in the District of Columbia. Each participant received up to $7,500 for school tuition, fees, and transportation. In addition, the D.C. Public School System (DCPS) and D.C. charter school…
Descriptors: Charter Schools, Federal Aid, School Choice, Program Effectiveness
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