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50 Years of ERIC
50 Years of ERIC
The Education Resources Information Center (ERIC) is celebrating its 50th Birthday! First opened on May 15th, 1964 ERIC continues the long tradition of ongoing innovation and enhancement.

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National Center for Education Statistics, 2005
The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) fulfills a congressional mandate to collect and report "statistics and information showing the condition and progress of education in the United States and other nations in order to promote and accelerate the improvement of American education." The "Quarterly" offers a comprehensive overview of…
Descriptors: School Statistics, Longitudinal Studies, Early Childhood Education, Elementary Secondary Education
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National Center for Education Statistics, 2006
The "Quarterly" offers a comprehensive overview of work done across all of the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). Each issue includes short publications and summaries covering all NCES publications and data products released in a given time period as well as notices about training and funding opportunities. In addition, each issue…
Descriptors: School Statistics, Mathematics Instruction, Science Instruction, Educational Trends
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National Center for Education Statistics, 2004
The "Quarterly" offers an accessible, convenient overview of all NCES products released in a given quarter. Each issue includes: short publications (those less than 15 pages in length) in their entirety, executive summaries of longer publications, descriptive paragraphs of other NCES products, as well as notices about training and funding…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Higher Education, Enrollment, Crime
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National Center for Education Statistics, 2004
The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) fulfills a congressional mandate to collect and report "statistics and information showing the condition and progress of education in the United States and other nations in order to promote and accelerate the improvement of American education." The "Quarterly" offers an accessible, convenient…
Descriptors: Research Reports, Limited English Speaking, Educational Change, Longitudinal Studies
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Muijs, Daniel; Chapman, Chris; Armstrong, Paul – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2013
The most recent decade has seen a major growth in interest in teacher leadership, but there is limited research on the extent to which early career teachers can take on teacher leadership roles. In this article we explore this question by looking at teachers prepared through the alternative certification programme Teach First (TF), which aims to…
Descriptors: Teacher Leadership, Beginning Teachers, Alternative Teacher Certification, Leadership Role
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Chapman, Chris; Hoffman, Lee – National Center for Education Statistics, 2007
This report presents the event dropout rates for public school students in grades 9 through 12 for two years--2002-03 and 2003-04. Data used to develop these rates are taken from the Common Core of Data (CCD) 2002-03 and 2003-04 State-level Public School Dropout files. Some key highlights from the two reporting years are discussed. (Contains 1…
Descriptors: Grade 9, Dropouts, Public Schools, Dropout Rate
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Chapman, Chris; Laird, Jennifer; KewalRamani, Angelina – National Center for Education Statistics, 2010
This report builds upon a series of National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) reports on high school dropout and completion rates that began in 1988. It presents estimates of rates in 2008, provides data about trends in dropout and completion rates over the last three and a half decades (1972-2008), and examines the characteristics of high…
Descriptors: High Schools, Graduation Rate, Dropout Rate, Dropouts
Brownlow, Sue, Ed. – 1995
This publication presents seven papers as well as workshop summaries from a conference on managing quality assurance frameworks of further education and higher education validating bodies in the United Kingdom. Two opening papers reflect on managing quality assurance: "Key Issues" (Anne Stennett) and "Quality Fears at the FE/HE Interface" (John…
Descriptors: Accrediting Agencies, College Administration, Educational Quality, Foreign Countries
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O'Donnell, Kevin; Chapman, Chris – National Center for Education Statistics, 2006
This report presents selected data on adults' participation in educational activities in the United States, excluding full-time only enrollments in college/university or vocational/technical credential programs, over a 12-month period from 2004-05. Historically, full-time only participation in postsecondary (college and vocational) programs has…
Descriptors: National Surveys, Participation, Adult Education, Individual Characteristics
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DeBell, Matthew; Chapman, Chris – National Center for Education Statistics, 2006
This report examines the use of computers and the Internet by American children enrolled in nursery school and students in kindergarten through grade 12. The report examines the overall rate of use (that is, the percentage of individuals in the population who are users), the ways in which students use the technologies, where the use occurs (home,…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Disadvantaged Youth, Elementary Secondary Education, Family Income
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Chapman, Chris; Laird, Jennifer; Ifill, Nicole; KewalRamani, Angelina – National Center for Education Statistics, 2011
This report updates a series of NCES reports on high school dropout and completion rates that began in 1988. The report includes national and regional population estimates for the percentage of students who dropped out of high school between 2008 and 2009, the percentage of young people who were dropouts in 2009, and the percentage of young people…
Descriptors: High Schools, Dropouts, Dropout Rate, Young Adults
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O'Donnell, Kevin; Chapman, Chris – National Center for Education Statistics, 2005
This E.D. TAB report presents selected data on adults' participation in work-related educational activities in the United States over a 12-month period from 2002-03. These data are from the Adult Education for Work-Related Reasons Survey of the 2003 National Household Education Surveys Program. Interviews were conducted with a nationally…
Descriptors: Adult Education, National Surveys, Telephone Surveys, Job Training
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Laird, Jennifer; DeBell, Matthew; Chapman, Chris – National Center for Education Statistics, 2006
This report builds upon a series of National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) reports on high school dropout and completion rates that began in 1988. It presents estimates of most rates in 2004, provides data about trends in dropout and completion rates over the last three decades (1972-2004), and examines the characteristics of high school…
Descriptors: High Schools, Dropouts, Dropout Rate, Graduation Rate
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Laird, Jennifer; Cataldi, Emily Forrest; KewalRamani, Angelina; Chapman, Chris – National Center for Education Statistics, 2008
This report builds upon a series of National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) reports on high school dropout and completion rates that began in 1988. It presents estimates of rates in 2006, provides data about trends in dropout and completion rates over the last 3 decades (1972-006), and examines the characteristics of high school dropouts…
Descriptors: Credentials, High Schools, Family Income, Graduation Rate
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Laird, Jennifer; Kienzl, Gregory; DeBell, Matthew; Chapman, Chris – National Center for Education Statistics, 2007
Dropping out of high school is related to a number of negative outcomes. For example, the average income of persons ages 18 through 65 who had not completed high school was roughly $20,100 in 2005.1 By comparison, the average income of persons ages 18 through 65 who completed their education with a high school credential, including a General…
Descriptors: High School Graduates, High Schools, Income, Educational Development
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