ERIC Number: ED330121
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
The Condition of Education 1991. Volume 1: Elementary and Secondary Education.
Ogle, Laurence T.; And Others
The current status of education for 1991 is presented in two volumes in the form of education "indicators"--key data that measure the health of education, monitor important developments, and show trends in major aspects of education. The 30 indicators for elementary and secondary education in this volume have been grouped under the headings of student progression and outcomes; context; and resources. Outcome indicators include data on student beginnings, progress, and completion; student performance; economic outcomes of education; and participation in various curricula. Context indicators outline the size and growth of the schools; student characteristics; and the school climate. Resource indicators focus on data on fiscal characteristics of the schools, and selected characteristics of teachers and administration. Each indicator contains an introductory text, a few highlighted items, a text table, and charts related to the data. Also included are technical supporting data, supplemental information, data sources, an index, and a glossary. New indicators for elementary and secondary education include the following: (1) high school completion rates; (2) employment rates of recent high school graduates and dropouts; (3) mathematics and science course-taking patterns; (4) certification and education of public secondary school teachers; and (5) international comparisons of public expenditures for elementary and secondary education. (MLF)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Education Work Relationship, Educational Assessment, Educational Environment, Educational Finance, Educational Quality, Educational Resources, Educational Trends, Elementary School Students, Elementary Secondary Education, Enrollment, Ethnic Distribution, Expenditure per Student, Government Publications, Outcomes of Education, Preschool Education, School Demography, School Statistics, Secondary School Students, Statistical Analysis, Student Characteristics, Surveys, Tables (Data)
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Center for Education Statistics (ED), Washington, DC.