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ERIC Number: ED046129
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970-Sep
Reference Count: 0
Digest of Educational Statistics, 1970 Edition.
Simon, Kenneth A.; Grant, W. Vance
This document, the ninth in a series of annual publications, provides an abstract of statistical information covering American education from kindergarten through graduate school. Subjects on which statistics are provided include the number of schools and colleges; and information on enrollments, teachers, graduates, educational attainment, finances, Federal funds for education, libraries, international education, and research and development. The digest is divided into five chapters: (1) all levels of education, (2) elementary and secondary education, (3) higher education, (4) Federal programs for education and related activities, and (5) selected statistics related to education in the United States. Innovations include summary data from a new survey of participants in adult education programs; Bureau of Census statistics on the personal characteristics and living arrangements of college students; American Council on Education information on the personal characteristics, professional backgrounds, and academic activities of college faculty members; and expanded coverage of Federal funds for education. Related documents are ED 026 729 and ED 035 996. (Author)
Descriptors: Degrees (Academic), Educational Facilities, Educational Research, Elementary Education, Employment Statistics, Enrollment, Expenditures, Graduates, Higher Education, Income, Libraries, National Surveys, School Districts, School Holding Power, Secondary Education, Statistical Data, Teachers
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C., 20402. (Catalog No. HE 5.210:10024-70, $1.25)
Publication Type: N/A
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Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Center for Educational Statistics (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.