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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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Staklis, Sandra; Skomsvold, Paul – National Center for Education Statistics, 2014
This Statistics in Brief examines the employment outcomes of college graduates 1 year after earning a bachelor's degree. It compares 2007-08 bachelor's degree recipients who graduated at the start of the recent recession with their peers who graduated in 1992-93 and 1999-2000. Different labor market conditions characterized these three…
Descriptors: College Graduates, Bachelors Degrees, Employment, Unemployment
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Staklis, Sandra – National Center for Education Statistics, 2010
These tables provide comprehensive information on undergraduates who were enrolled in U.S. postsecondary institutions during the 2007-08 academic year. Estimates for enrolled students are presented by attendance status, degree program, undergraduate major, average grades, student characteristics, financial aid status and credit card debt, work,…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Student Financial Aid, Student Characteristics, Higher Education
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Staklis, Sandra; Henke, Robin – National Center for Education Statistics, 2013
This Statistics in Brief examines the teaching status of 2007-08 first-time bachelor's degree recipients one year after graduation. The analysis compares four groups with respect to their teaching experiences or interest in teaching: those who taught either before or after receiving their bachelor's degree, those who prepared to teach…
Descriptors: Teaching (Occupation), Longitudinal Studies, Statistical Data, College Graduates
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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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Staklis, Sandra; Matthews, Morgan – National Center for Education Statistics, 2012
Research on academic achievement has demonstrated the important role that teachers play in improving student outcomes and has also revealed wide variation in teachers' qualifications and experiences across schools. Schools serving low-income students in urban areas, for example, have fewer well-qualified teachers than schools in nonurban settings…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Grade Point Average, School Location, Teacher Certification
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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
Staklis, Sandra; Klein, Steven – National Research Center for Career and Technical Education, 2010
Since the mid-1990s, the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) has required all students concentrating in career and technical education (CTE) programs to complete a standardized technical skill assessment at or near the end of their program. Results of technical skill assessments are used for a number of purposes, including recognizing…
Descriptors: Student Evaluation, Academic Achievement, Outcomes of Education, Educational Assessment
Richards, Amanda; Sipes, Laurel; Studier, Carol; Staklis, Sandra; Farr, Beverly; Horn, Laura J. – MPR Associates, Inc., 2009
With the national spotlight on community colleges, Wyoming is poised to become a leader through its efforts to align the programs of its seven community colleges with defined state interests. As local economies become more globally focused and knowledge-based, community colleges are a critical way for learners to gain access to postsecondary…
Descriptors: Interests, Educational Quality, Literacy, Community Colleges
McCormick, Alexander C.; Staklis, Sandra – 2003
This study examined the addition and expansion of graduate programs at primarily undergraduate colleges. The primary approach of the study was quantitative, consisting of descriptive and multivariate analysis of master's degree programs at colleges that were classified in 1994 as Baccalaureate Colleges. Data came from the 1994 and 2000 Carnegie…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Finance, Graduate Study, Program Development