ERIC Number: ED407443
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
Education Statistics on Disk. 1996 Edition [CD-ROM.]
National Center for Education Statistics (ED), Washington, DC.
This CD-ROM contains, in compressed form, over 2,600 tables, charts, and text files from the following publications of the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES): (1) "1996 Digest of Education Statistics"; (2) "1996 Condition of Education"; (3) "1995 Condition of Education" (27 indicators); (4) "1994 Condition of Education" (24 indicators); (5) "1993 Condition of Education" (17 indicators); (6) "1992 Condition of Education" (6 indicators); (7) "Projections of Education Statistics to 2006"; (8) "1996 Youth Indicators"; (9) "Historical Trends: State Educational Facts 1969 to 1989"; (10) "State Comparisons of Education Statistics: 1969-70 to 1993-94"; (11) "120 Years of American Education: A Statistical Portrait"; (12) "Education in States and Nations: Indicators Comparing U.S. States with Other Industrialized Countries in 1991." The disk contains a computer program to search these files and a user-friendly interface to help novice searchers without handicapping experts. A thesaurus of over 450 terms and 80 cross-references has been used to index the tables and figures. Online instructions can be displayed and printed, search results can be saved, and retrieved tables can be displayed, printed, or stored to disk. Hypertext versions of the 1996 tables and the 1991 "Education in States and Nations" are included. FREQUENCY: Annual. TYPE OF SURVEY: National. YEAR OF EARLIEST DATA: 1991. YEAR OF LATEST DATA: 1996.
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Educational History, Educational Indicators, Educational Research, Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Government, Higher Education, Institutional Characteristics, National Surveys, Online Searching, Online Systems, Optical Data Disks, School Statistics, State Programs, Student Characteristics, Teacher Characteristics, Trend Analysis
U.S. Government Printing Office, Superintendent of Documents, Mail Stop: SSOP, Washington, DC 20402-9328.
Publication Type: Machine-Readable Data Files
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Center for Education Statistics (ED), Washington, DC.