ERIC Number: ED277773
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1986
The Condition of Education in the Great City Schools. A Statistical Profile 1980-1986.
Council of the Great City Schools, Washington, DC.
This report provides statistical information on the 35 large urban school systems that comprise the Council of Great City Schools. Data are organized into the following categories: (1) enrollment and demographics (including racial composition, children below poverty level, and private school, handicapped, vocational education and limited English proficient enrollment); (2) staff and organization (including school board size, school board selection, frequency of school board meetings, superintendent and teacher characteristics, average teacher salaries, and grade level organization of the district); (3) finances (including expenditure per pupil, property tax rates, bonded debt rating, total local and state revenues); (4) federal allocations to selected programs (including ECIA Chapter 1 and 2, Impact Aid, Education of the Handicapped--Public Law 94-142--vocational education, bilingual education, magnet schools, child nutrition, job training, Head Start, and day care); and (5) educational indicators (including attendance rates, testing requirements, requirements for graduation, and homework policies). (CW)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Board of Education Policy, Boards of Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Enrollment Projections, Enrollment Trends, Federal Aid, Institutional Characteristics, School Demography, School District Size, School Funds, School Size, School Statistics, Urban Schools
Council of the Great City Schools, 1413 K Street, NW, Washington, DC ($12.00).
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Council of the Great City Schools, Washington, DC.