ERIC Number: ED398286
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
Education Statistics on Disk. [CD-ROM.]
National Center for Education Statistics (ED), Washington, DC.
This CD-ROM disk contains a computer program developed by the Office of Educational Research and Improvement to provide convenient access to the wealth of education statistics published by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). The program contains over 1,800 tables, charts, and text files from the following NCES publications, compressed to save space: (1) "1993 Digest of Education Statistics"; (2) "1993 Condition of Education"; (3) "1992 Condition of Education" (20 indicators); (4) "Projections of Education Statistics to 2004"; (5) "1993 Youth Indicators"; (6) "Historical Trends: State Education Facts 1969 to 1989"; (7) "120 Years of American Education: A Statistical Portrait"; and (8) "Education in States and Nations." A thesaurus of over 400 terms and 50 cross-references has been used to index the tables and figures, and a tree display is available to show terms in their full hierarchical context. A variety of search methods is available, and online instructions can be displayed and printed. Retrieved tables can be displayed, printed, or stored to disk as ASCII files or Lotus 1-2-3 spreadsheets. This edition differs from earlier versions in its expanded contents, better graphics resolution, search strings, ways to save graphic figures, and a new install program. TYPE OF SURVEY: Population Survey; Sample Survey. FREQUENCY: Periodic. YEAR OF FIRST DATA: 1969. YEAR OF LATEST DATA: 1993. (SLD)
Descriptors: Computer Software, Educational History, Educational Indicators, Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education, Government Publications, Higher Education, National Surveys, Online Systems, Optical Data Disks, Private Schools, Public Schools, School Statistics, Tables (Data)
Superintendent of Documents, Mail Stop: SSOP, Washington, DC 20402-9328.
Publication Type: Machine-Readable Data Files; Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Center for Education Statistics (ED), Washington, DC.