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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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Kienzl, Gregory; Kena, Grace – National Center for Education Statistics, 2006
This Issue Brief uses data from the National Education Longitudinal Study of 1988 (NELS:88) to compare the economic outcomes of high school completers at three different points in time with the outcomes of individuals who did not complete high school. Differences by sex and the type of credential earned are also examined. The findings suggest that…
Descriptors: High School Graduates, Dropouts, Educational Status Comparison, Economic Status
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Kena, Grace; Aud, Susan; Johnson, Frank; Wang, Xiaolei; Zhang, Jijun; Rathbun, Amy; Wilkinson-Flicker, Sidney; Kristapovich, Paul – National Center for Education Statistics, 2014
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 on important topics and trends in U.S. education. These…
Descriptors: Educational Indicators, Trend Analysis, Educational Attainment, Student Characteristics
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Aud, Susan; Hussar, William; Johnson, Frank; Kena, Grace; Roth, Erin; Manning, Eileen; Wang, Xiaolei; Zhang, Jijun – National Center for Education Statistics, 2012
To ensure reliable, accurate, and timely data, which are necessary to monitor 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 summarizes important developments and trends in education using the…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, School Statistics, Educational Indicators, Enrollment Rate
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Ross, Terris; Kena, Grace; Rathbun, Amy; KewalRamani, Angelina; Zhang, Jijun; Kristapovich, Paul; Manning, Eileen – National Center for Education Statistics, 2012
Numerous studies, including those of the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), have documented persistent gaps between the educational attainment of White males and that of Black, Hispanic, American Indian/Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander males. Further, there is evidence of growing gaps by sex within these…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, Access to Education, Academic Persistence, Achievement Gap
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Planty, Michael, Ed.; Kena, Grace, Ed.; Hannes, Gretchen, Ed. – National Center for Education Statistics, 2009
This publication contains a sample of the indicators in "The Condition of Education 2009." The indicators include: (1) Enrollment Trends by Age; (2) Reading Performance and Achievement Gaps; (3) Mathematics Performance and Achievement Gaps; (4) Reading and Mathematics Score Trends; (5) Annual Earnings of Young Adults; (6) Public High School…
Descriptors: Educational Indicators, Enrollment Trends, Age Differences, Reading Achievement
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Aud, Susan; Hussar, William; Kena, Grace; Bianco, Kevin; Frohlich, Lauren; Kemp, Jana; Tahan, Kim – National Center for Education Statistics, 2011
To ensure reliable, accurate, and timely data, which are necessary to monitor 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 50 indicators of important developments and trends in U.S.…
Descriptors: School Statistics, Educational Indicators, Educational Trends, Educational Finance
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Planty, Michael; Hussar, William; Snyder, Thomas; Kena, Grace; KewalRamani, Angelina; Kemp, Jana; Bianco, Kevin; Dinkes, Rachel – National Center for Education Statistics, 2009
"The Condition of Education" is a congressionally mandated report that provides an annual portrait of education in the United States. This document includes information from "The Condition of Education 2009" for data enrollment trends by age. Changes in enrollment patterns may reflect changes in attendance requirements, the perceived value or cost…
Descriptors: Educational Indicators, Enrollment Trends, Age Differences, Compulsory Education
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Planty, Michael; Hussar, William; Snyder, Thomas; Kena, Grace; KewalRamani, Angelina; Kemp, Jana; Bianco, Kevin; Dinkes, Rachel – National Center for Education Statistics, 2009
This document includes information from "The Condition of Education 2009" focusing on the second indicator of the forty-six indicators presented in the full report. Early development of children data are reported in the participation in education section of the full report. Overall, a smaller percentage of children in poverty were read to, told…
Descriptors: Educational Indicators, Child Development, Early Childhood Education, Young Children
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Planty, Michael; Hussar, William; Snyder, Thomas; Kena, Grace; KewalRamani, Angelina; Kemp, Jana; Bianco, Kevin; Dinkes, Rachel – National Center for Education Statistics, 2009
"The Condition of Education" is a congressionally mandated report that provides an annual portrait of education in the United States. This document includes information from "The Condition of Education 2009" about knowledge and skills of young children. A smaller percentage of children born in 2001 who were in poverty demonstrated proficiency in…
Descriptors: Educational Indicators, Young Children, Thinking Skills, Knowledge Level
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Planty, Michael; Hussar, William; Snyder, Thomas; Kena, Grace; KewalRamani, Angelina; Kemp, Jana; Bianco, Kevin; Dinkes, Rachel – National Center for Education Statistics, 2009
"The Condition of Education" is a congressionally mandated report that provides an annual portrait of education in the United States. This document includes information from "The Condition of Education 2009" about public school enrollment. Public elementary and secondary enrollment is projected to increase to 54 million in 2018. Over the period of…
Descriptors: Educational Indicators, Enrollment, Public Schools, Enrollment Projections
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Planty, Michael; Hussar, William; Snyder, Thomas; Kena, Grace; KewalRamani, Angelina; Kemp, Jana; Bianco, Kevin; Dinkes, Rachel – National Center for Education Statistics, 2009
"The Condition of Education" is a congressionally mandated report that provides an annual portrait of education in the United States. This document includes information from "The Condition of Education 2009" about private school enrollment. Private school enrollment in prekindergarten through grade 12 increased from 5.9 million in 1995 to 6.3…
Descriptors: Educational Indicators, Private Schools, Enrollment, Early Childhood Education
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Planty, Michael; Hussar, William; Snyder, Thomas; Kena, Grace; KewalRamani, Angelina; Kemp, Jana; Bianco, Kevin; Dinkes, Rachel – National Center for Education Statistics, 2009
"The Condition of Education" is a congressionally mandated report that provides an annual portrait of education in the United States. This document includes information from "The Condition of Education 2009" about homeschooled students. In the spring of 2007, about 1.5 million, or 2.9 percent of all school-age children were homeschooled in the…
Descriptors: Educational Indicators, Home Schooling, Racial Differences, White Students
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Planty, Michael; Hussar, William; Snyder, Thomas; Kena, Grace; KewalRamani, Angelina; Kemp, Jana; Bianco, Kevin; Dinkes, Rachel – National Center for Education Statistics, 2009
"The Condition of Education" is a congressionally mandated report that provides an annual portrait of education in the United States. This document includes information from "The Condition of Education 2009" about public school racial/ethnic enrollment. The shifting racial and ethnic distribution of public school students enrolled in kindergarten…
Descriptors: Educational Indicators, Public Schools, Enrollment, Racial Distribution
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Planty, Michael; Hussar, William; Snyder, Thomas; Kena, Grace; KewalRamani, Angelina; Kemp, Jana; Bianco, Kevin; Dinkes, Rachel – National Center for Education Statistics, 2009
"The Condition of Education" is a congressionally mandated report that provides an annual portrait of education in the United States. This document includes information from "The Condition of Education 2009" about language minority school-age children. Between 1979 and 2007, the number of school-age children (children ages 5-17) who spoke a…
Descriptors: Educational Indicators, Language Minorities, Poverty, Age Differences
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Planty, Michael; Hussar, William; Snyder, Thomas; Kena, Grace; KewalRamani, Angelina; Kemp, Jana; Bianco, Kevin; Dinkes, Rachel – National Center for Education Statistics, 2009
"The Condition of Education" is a congressionally mandated report that provides an annual portrait of education in the United States. This document includes information from "The Condition of Education 2009" about children and youth with disabilities. The number and percentage of children and youth receiving special education services increased…
Descriptors: Educational Indicators, Disabilities, Special Education, Learning Disabilities
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