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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, 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 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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Horn, Laura; Paslov, Jonathan – National Center for Education Statistics, 2014
This Data Point uses data from four administrations of the National Postsecondary Student Aid Study (NPSAS:2000, NPSAS:04, NPSAS:08, and NPSAS:12) to briefly present trends in out-of-pocket net price for college, the amount that students and their families must pay to attend college after subtracting grants, loans, work-study, and all other…
Descriptors: Paying for College, Parent Financial Contribution, Private Colleges, Public Colleges
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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Horn, Laura – National Center for Education Statistics, 2010
The 1990 Student Right-to-Know Act requires institutions to annually disclose graduation rates. To assist institutions in meeting this responsibility, the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) has collected institutional graduation rate data since 1997. Institutions eligible for federal student aid (Title IV funding) are required…
Descriptors: Graduation Rate, Black Colleges, Academic Persistence, Student Financial Aid
Horn, Laura; Radwin, David – College Board Advocacy & Policy Center, 2012
Essential to tracking student success at community colleges is the availability of solid data and commonly defined metrics that go beyond measuring the traditional (and limited) enrollment and graduation rates that these colleges report to the federal government. In particular, what is needed are metrics that illuminate what happens to students…
Descriptors: Two Year College Students, Community Colleges, Enrollment, Remedial Instruction
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Staklis, Sandra; Horn, Laura – National Center for Education Statistics, 2012
This Statistics in Brief describes the undergraduate experiences of students who immigrated to the United States or who had at least one immigrant parent (second-generation Americans). The analysis compares these two groups with all undergraduates (excluding foreign students) and with third-or higher generation American undergraduates whose…
Descriptors: Asians, Undergraduate Students, Foreign Countries, Student Financial Aid
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Wei, Christina Chang; Horn, Laura – National Center for Education Statistics, 2013
This Statistics in Brief focuses on students who do not complete a postsecondary credential and the substantial federal education debt they accrue. Specifically, the analysis compares the cumulative debt from Stafford and Perkins loan programs of students who did not complete a degree within 6 years of first enrolling ("noncompleters") with that…
Descriptors: Student Loan Programs, Federal Aid, Debt (Financial), Undergraduate Students
Dillow, Sally, Ed. – Education Statistics Quarterly, 2001
The publication gives 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 from…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Enrollment
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Horn, Laura; Li, Xiaojie – National Center for Education Statistics, 2009
In light of the growing labor market demand for jobs requiring a minimum of subbaccalaureate credentials, this Statistics in Brief presents recent changes in subbaccalaureate awards in the decade between 1997 and 2007, using 2002 as a midpoint. It describes changes in the number and types of awards conferred, overall and within particular fields…
Descriptors: Credentials, Awards, Females, Labor Market
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Horn, Laura – National Center for Education Statistics, 2006
This report uses data primarily from the 2004 Graduation Rate Survey (GRS), a component of the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), to provide a systemwide overview of how graduation rates of comparable 4-year institutions vary with institution selectivity and the size of the low-income population enrolled. The report clearly…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, Graduation Rate, Classification, Institutional Characteristics
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Wei, Christina Chang; Horn, Laura – National Center for Education Statistics, 2009
In 2006-07, the federal government awarded over $13 billion in Pell Grants to more than 5 million undergraduate students (U.S. Department of Education 2007). The goal of the Pell Grant program is to help students with financial need enroll in and graduate from college by providing them with a basic foundation of financial aid, to which they may…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Financial Needs, College Graduates, Statistical Analysis
Horn, Laura; Lew, Stephen – MPR Associates, Inc., 2007
This is the first in a series of MPR Research Briefs published on the outcomes and experiences of California community college students. California Community Colleges (CCC) enroll roughly two-thirds of all California college students and nearly one-fourth of all community college students in the nation. Their low fees and open-admission policies…
Descriptors: Transfer Rates (College), Community Colleges, College Students, Course Selection (Students)
Peter, Katharin; Horn, Laura – US Department of Education, 2005
Between 1970 and 2001, women went from being the minority to the majority of the U.S. undergraduate population, increasing their representation from 42 percent to 56 percent of undergraduates (Freeman 2004). Projections to 2013 indicate that women's undergraduate enrollment will increase to 8.9 million or 57 percent of the undergraduate population…
Descriptors: Females, Higher Education, Academic Persistence, Enrollment Trends
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