ERIC Number: ED189687
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: N/A
The Condition of Education. Part 2. 1980 Edition. NCES Programs and Plans.
This report discusses the 1980-81 program and plans of the National Center for Education Statistics that involve collection and dissemination of data monitoring trends in education, and address key policy issues. The report identifies and describes the regular and special surveys being conducted in the areas of elementary and secondary education, higher education, adult and vocational education, and learning resources. Sources and uses of the data gathered are discussed. The report also describes national longitudinal studies being conducted, briefly comments on the quality and reliability of the statistical methods used by the Center, and outlines the services provided by the Center for improving state and local information gathering, processing, and utilization. (PGD)
Descriptors: Data Collection, Databases, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Programs, Information Centers, Information Services, Postsecondary Education, Public Agencies, School Statistics
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402 (Stock No. 065-000-00002-4; $2.50)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Center for Education Statistics (DHEW), Washington, DC.