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ERIC Number: ED144248
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
Digest of Education Statistics, 1976 Edition.
Grant, W. Vance; Lind, C. George
The 15th in a series of annual publications provides an abstract of statistical information covering American education from prekindergarten through graduate school. Subjects on which statistics are provided include the number of schools and colleges, enrollments, teachers, graduates, educational attainment, finances, federal funds for education, libraries, international education, and research and development. The digest is divided according to (1) all levels of education, (2) elementary and secondary education, (3) college and university education, (4) adult and vocational education, (5) federal programs for education and related activities, and (6) special studies and statistics related to American education. Innovations include data showing trends over time in performance on science and reading tests; statistics on the percent of high school seniors participating in postsecondary education and the sources of their financial support; enrollment in institutions of higher education, by race; trend data on the percent of earned degrees conferred upon women; average charges and percent of students completing occupational programs in noncollegiate postsecondary institutions; and statistics on instructional and other staff members in noncollegiate institutions. (Author)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Adult Education, Degrees (Academic), Early Childhood Education, Educational Facilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Employment Statistics, Enrollment, Expenditures, Graduates, Income, Libraries, Postsecondary Education, School Districts, School Holding Power, Statistical Data, Tables (Data), Teachers
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 (Stock No. 017-080-01718-1; $3.75)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Center for Education Statistics (DHEW), Washington, DC.