ERIC Number: ED431821
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
Programs and Plans of the National Center for Education Statistics, 1999 Edition.
National Center for Education Statistics (ED), Washington, DC.
This report summarizes the current statistical programs of the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), including its major publications and plans for future work. It updates the descriptions of long-standing data collections such as the Common Core of Data, the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System, and the National Assessment of Educational Progress. This edition also focuses on some of the new and innovative work of the NCES, such as the Third International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMMS) and the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study-Kindergarten (ECLS-K) cohort. An introduction describes NCES data collection efforts, and information on NCES programs is grouped into the following sections: (1) NCES Center-wide programs and services; (2) elementary and secondary education; (3) postsecondary and adult education; (4) educational assessment; (5) national longitudinal studies; (6) international statistics; (7) vocational education; (8) libraries; and (9) general publications of the NCES. (SLD)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Data Collection, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, International Studies, Longitudinal Studies, Planning, Program Descriptions, Program Development, Program Implementation
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Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
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Authoring Institution: National Center for Education Statistics (ED), Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: National Assessment of Educational Progress; Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study