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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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Cataldi, Emily Forrest; KewalRamani, Angelina – National Center for Education Statistics, 2009
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 2007, provides data about trends in dropout and completion rates over the last 3 decades (1972-2007), and examines the characteristics of high school dropouts…
Descriptors: High Schools, Graduation Rate, Dropout Rate, Dropouts
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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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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
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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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KewalRamani, Angelina; Gilbertson, Lauren; Fox, Mary Ann – Journal for Vocational Special Needs Education, 2007
This chapter focuses on indicators of postsecondary participation, looking at the characteristics of students who enroll in postsecondary education, students who receive financial aid, and students who receive different levels of postsecondary degrees. Between 1976 and 2004, minority enrollments increased as a percentage of undergraduate…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Females, Enrollment Trends, Postsecondary Education
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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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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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KewalRamani, Angelina; Gilbertson, Lauren; Fox, Mary Ann; Provasnik, Stephen – National Center for Education Statistics, 2007
"Status and Trends in the Education of Racial and Ethnic Minorities" examines the educational progress and challenges that racial and ethnic minorities face in the United States. This report shows that over time larger numbers of minorities have completed high school and continued their education in college. Despite these gains, progress has…
Descriptors: Student Behavior, Outcomes of Education, Minority Groups, American Indians
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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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