ERIC Number: ED043948
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969
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Indicators of Trends in American Education.
Ferriss, Abbott L.
This volume presents trend data in an attempt to assess the educational system in America and to detect the patterns of change within the system. Data indicating the changes that have occurred are presented in seven areas: (1) school enrollment, (2) teacher characteristics, (3) student performance on aptitude and achievement tests, (4) degree production, (5) school organization and finance, (6) educational attainment of the populace, and (7) attainment of societal goals through education. A 250-item bibliography is also included. (RA)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Degrees (Academic), Economic Climate, Educational Change, Educational Finance, Educational Quality, Enrollment Trends, Graduate Surveys, Organizational Change, Sociocultural Patterns, Statistical Data, Teacher Characteristics, Trend Analysis
Basic Books, Inc., 404 Park Avenue, South, New York, N.Y. 10016 ($5.00)
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Authoring Institution: Russell Sage Foundation, New York, NY.