ERIC Number: ED295288
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: N/A
The Education Almanac, 1987-1988. Facts and Figures about Our Nation's System of Education. Third Edition.
Goodman, Leroy V., Ed.
This is the third edition of the Education Almanac, an assemblage of statistics, facts, commentary, and basic background information about the conduct of schools in the United States. Features of this variegated volume include an introductory section on "Education's Newsiest Developments," followed by some vital educational statistics, a set of historical "Readings in American Education" by such notables as Benjamin Franklin and Horace Mann, emerging educational trends, and data from public opinion polls on educational issues. Other items in this potpourri include articles on elementary schooling, parent involvement, legal issues, the job market, private funding, sources of information about educational issues, recognition programs, and educational trivia. An extensive index is included. (TE)
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Finance, Educational History, Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education, Enrollment Trends, Foundations of Education, Government School Relationship, Parent School Relationship, Political Issues, Politics of Education, School Community Relationship, School Statistics
Publication Sales, National Association of Elementary School Principals, 1615 Duke Street, Alexandria, VA 22314 (Stock No. EA 03; $20.00 plus $3.00 shipping and handling; quantity discounts).
Publication Type: Reference Materials - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Association of Elementary School Principals, Alexandria, VA.
Note: For second edition, see ED 264 638.