ERIC Number: ED371661
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
Educational Benchmarks 1994.
Creech, Joseph D.
This report examines educational statistics in each of the 15 states that are members of the Southern Regional Education Board (SREB), comparing them to past SREB figures and to national averages in order to establish benchmarks and goals for educational performance. Major areas covered include: (1) Head Start enrollment; (2) eighth-grade math achievement; (3) college-credit courses offered at secondary schools; (4) dropout rates; (5) high school graduation rates; (6) credits earned by high school graduates; (7) vocational education; (8) number of adults with college degrees; (9) college effectiveness; (10) teacher education; (11) school effectiveness; (12) teacher and college faculty salaries; and (13) public funding of education. State and SREB area performance in each of these areas is discussed in terms of past performance, regional and national trends, and future goals. (MDM)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Standards, Benchmarking, Comparative Analysis, Differences, Dropout Rate, Early Childhood Education, Educational Assessment, Educational Finance, Educational Improvement, Educational Objectives, Educational Quality, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Outcomes of Education, Postsecondary Education, Regional Characteristics, School Readiness, State Norms, State Standards, Teacher Education, Teacher Salaries, Vocational Education
Southern Regional Education Board, 592 Tenth Street, N.W., Atlanta, GA 30318-5790 ($10).
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Southern Regional Education Board, Atlanta, GA.