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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 Science Foundation, 2008
This report contains analyses of key aspects of the scope, quality, and vitality of the Nation's science and engineering enterprise and global science and technology. The report presents information on science, mathematics, and engineering education at all levels; the scientific and engineering workforce; U.S. and international and development…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Research and Development, Elementary Secondary Education, Engineering
Hart, J. R. – 2002
Nine chapters address current issues in teaching, focusing on: (1) "Teacher Quality and Quantity" (James B. Stedman); (2) "Progress Through the Teacher Pipeline" (Robin R. Henke, Xianglei Chen, Sonya Geis, and Paula Knepper); (3) "Raising the Achievement of Low-Performing Students: What High Schools Can Do" (Gene Bottoms); (4) "Knowledge and…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Black Teachers, Career Development, Educational Change
Dillow, Sally, Ed. – Education Statistics Quarterly, 2002
This publication provides a comprehensive overview of work done across all parts of the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). Each issue contains short publications, summaries, and descriptions that cover all NCES publications and data products released in a 3-month period. Each issue also contains a message from the NCES on a timely…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Adult Education, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education
Dillow, Sally, Ed. – Education Statistics Quarterly, 2003
This publication provides a comprehensive overview of work done across all parts of the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). Each issue contains short publications, summaries, and descriptions that cover all NCES publications and data products released in a 3-month period. Each issue also contains a message from the NCES on a timely…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, National Surveys
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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
Dillow, Sally, Ed. – Education Statistics Quarterly, 2002
This publication provides a comprehensive overview of work done across all parts of the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). Each issue contains short publications, summaries, and descriptions that cover all NCES publications, data products, and funding opportunities developed over a 3-month period. Each issue also contains a message…
Descriptors: Dropouts, Educational Attainment, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education
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Chen, Xianglei – National Center for Education Statistics, 2013
Producing sufficient numbers of graduates who are prepared for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) occupations has become a national priority in the United States. To attain this goal, some policymakers have targeted reducing STEM attrition in college, arguing that retaining more students in STEM fields in college is a…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Student Attrition, Undergraduate Students, Student Characteristics
Advances in Education Research, 1999
This volume presents selected articles related to the impact of early intervention programs. This is part of a two volume set designed to showcase some of the best cutting edge research in these programs. This volume focuses specifically on aspects of the programs that have proven to be most successful in helping students and meeting programmatic…
Descriptors: Access to Education, College Attendance, College Preparation, College Students
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Chen, Xianglei – National Center for Education Statistics, 2010
Enrollment in graduate and first-professional education in the United States has increased in recent years--from about 2 million students in fall 1995 to more than 2.6 million students in fall 2007 (Snyder, Dillow, and Hoffman 2009, tables 206 and 207). Increasing enrollments overall raise questions regarding the types of students entering…
Descriptors: Student Characteristics, Profiles, Graduate Students, Professional Education
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Chen, Xianglei – National Center for Education Statistics, 2009
Rising concern about America's ability to maintain its competitive position in the global economy has renewed interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education. To understand who enters into and completes undergraduate programs in STEM fields, this report examined data from three major national studies: the 1995-96…
Descriptors: Majors (Students), Foreign Students, Postsecondary Education, Low Income
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Bersudskaya, Vera; Chen, Xianglei – National Center for Education Statistics, 2011
Career and technical education (CTE) is a significant component of high school education. For the last several decades, more than 90 percent of public high school graduates have earned at least some credits in CTE, with graduates from the class of 2005 earning an average of 4.0 CTE credits (Hudson and Laird 2009; Levesque 2003; Levesque et al.…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Secondary Education, Skilled Workers, Employment Opportunities
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Staklis, Sandra; Chen, Xianglei – National Center for Education Statistics, 2010
From 1995-96 to 2007-08, the number of students enrolled in undergraduate education in the United States grew from about 16.7 million to 21 million. These Web Tables provide information on undergraduates during the 1995-96, 1999-2000, 2003-04, and 2007-08 academic years. Estimates are presented for all undergraduates and for undergraduates who…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Undergraduate Study, Postsecondary Education, Enrollment Trends
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Chen, Xianglei – National Center for Education Statistics, 2007
After dramatic growth between 1970 and 1990, part-time students have formed a large and stable segment of the undergraduate population in U.S. postsecondary institutions (Hussar 2005). In fall 2004, approximately 5.5 million undergraduates were enrolled part time, making up 37 percent of the undergraduate enrollment in all degree-granting…
Descriptors: Enrollment Trends, Access to Education, Postsecondary Education, Student Financial Aid
Chinese American Educational Research and Development Association, Rockville, MD. – 1996
This proceedings is presented in three parts. Part 1 contains summaries of the keynote speech and one paper: "Sa-Jiao: An Important Concept in Understanding Chinese Students' Social Behavior" (Jing-Jyi Wu); and "Our Choices Create Our Future: A Chinese-American Perspective" (Rose Tseng). Part 2 contains summaries of three panel sessions. The first…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Cantonese, Chinese Americans, Chinese Culture
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Chen, Xianglei; Bersudskaya, Vera; Cubarrubi, Archie – National Center for Education Research, 2011
The Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008 (HEOA) requires that Title IV degree-granting institutions disclose annually the graduation rates of first-time, full-time degree- or certificate-seeking undergraduate students, disaggregated by gender, each major racial/ethnic subgroup, and receipt or non-receipt of a federal Pell grant or subsidized…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Opportunities, Federal Legislation, Disclosure
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