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ERIC Number: ED127233
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976-Jun
Educational Attainment in the United States: March 1975. Current Population Reports, Population Characteristics, Series P-20, No. 295.
Bureau of the Census (DOC), Suitland, MD. Population Div.
This report contains detailed data on years of schooling completed by the U.S. population in 1975. Statistical tables show data on years of schooling completed by age, sex, race, Spanish origin, type of residence, and occupation. The proportion of each age group graduating from high school has risen substantially in the last 24 years. At the same time, the proportion of high school graduates entering college has also risen. These higher numbers of college entrants combined with the increase in population size have produced larger numbers of college graduates during the past 25 years. Some of the consequences of the shifting level of schooling in the United States during the past 25 years are outlined in the report. An appendix contains definitions and explanations. (Author/RM)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Census Figures, Demography, Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, National Surveys, Population Trends, Statistical Data
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 ($1.55)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Bureau of the Census (DOC), Suitland, MD. Population Div.
Note: Not available in hard copy due to marginal legibility of original document; For a related document, see ED 098 729