ERIC Number: ED066833
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972
Reference Count: 0
Digest of Educational Statistics, 1971 Edition.
Simon, Kenneth A.; Grant, W. Vance
This document, the 10th 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 on trends in associate degrees conferred and enrollment for advanced degrees; expanded coverage of bachelor's, master's, and doctor's degrees, by field of study; and a new table on first professional degrees conferred; statistics from the National Catholic Educational Association on Catholic elementary and secondary schools, enrollment, and instructional staff; census data on the percent of dropouts in the teenage population; statistics on the percent of public secondary schools offering and the percent of students enrolled in selected subjects; a table on health service libraries; and data on Office of Education funds obligated for instructional materials and equipment. (A related document is ED 046 129.) (Author)
Descriptors: Degrees (Academic), Dropout Rate, 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 (Stock Number 1780-1029, $1.25, paper cover)
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Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Center for Educational Statistics (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.