ERIC Number: ED401281
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995-Nov
Mini-Digest of Education Statistics, 1995.
This third edition of the "Mini-Digest of Education Statistics" provides a pocket-sized compilation of statistical information covering the broad field of American education from kindergarten through graduate school. The statistical highlights provide a quantitative description of the current American education scene. The "Digest" is an easy refernce for materials found in much greater detail in the "Digest of Education Statistics,""The Condition of Education," and "Youth Indicators." Education was the primary occupation of about 73 million people in the United States in the fall of 1995. In this total were about 65.1 million students; about 3.8 million elementary and secondary school teachers and college faculty; and about 4.3 million professional, administrative, and support staff. A figure shows the three-level structure of U.S. education. Tables present information on: (1) enrollment at elementary, secondary, and higher levels; (2) information about numbers of teachers, their salaries, and their characteristics; (3) information about educational outcomes, including course-taking patterns, graduates, dropouts, and measures of achievement; and (4) information about educational finance, including expenditures, revenues, federal aid, and the costs of higher education. (Contains 12 figures and 30 tables.) (SLD)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Course Selection (Students), Dropouts, Educational Finance, Elementary Secondary Education, Enrollment, Expenditures, Federal Aid, Graduates, Higher Education, Income, Outcomes of Education, School Personnel, School Statistics, Tables (Data), Teacher Characteristics, Teacher Salaries, Test Results
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Note: For French language edition, see TM 026 093.