ERIC Number: ED411603
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997-Aug
The Pocket Condition of Education, 1997.
Smith, Thomas M.
Since 1870, the federal government has gathered data about students, teachers, schools, and education funding. The U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) annually publishes a statistical report, "The Condition of Education," on the status and progress of education in the United States. The report includes data and analysis on a variety of issues. The indicators in the 1997 edition are presented in six sections: (1) access, participation, and progress; (2) achievement, attainment, and curriculum; (3) economic and other outcomes of education; (4) organization and management of educational institutions; (5) climate and diversity of educational institutions; and (6) financial and human resources of educational institutions. This brochure contains 30 charts, a small sample of the 60 indicators contained in "The Condition of Education, 1997." (LMI)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Access to Education, Computer Uses in Education, Diversity (Student), Dropout Rate, Drug Use, Educational Attainment, Educational Environment, Educational Finance, Elementary Secondary Education, Enrollment Trends, Expenditure per Student, Faculty Workload, Higher Education, Library Facilities, Outcomes of Education, Teacher Salaries, Tuition
Superintendent of Documents, P.O. Box 371954, Pittsburgh, PA 15250-7954 (s/n 065-000-00997-8, $25; foreign, $31.25; single copy, free, at 800-424-1616).
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Center for Education Statistics (ED), Washington, DC.
Note: For full 1997 report, see ED 404 766.