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ERIC Number: ED434151
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Pages: 788
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Snapshot '98: 1997-98 School District Profiles.
Texas Education Agency, Austin. Office of Policy Planning and Research.
This publication provides a detailed look at public education in Texas for the 1997-98 school year. Published annually since 1987-88, "Snapshot" presents a broad range of information about the state's 3,891,988 students, its teachers, and its schools. It begins with a statistical overview of education at the state level. This overview describes the organization of public education in Texas and presents student, staff, and financial characteristics. The overview is followed by a section containing 87 different items of information for the state, regions within the state, and each of the 1,042 school districts in Texas. Information is also provided for the 19 charter schools operating in 1997-98. These 87 data items provide information on student demographics and performance, staff characteristics, and school district finances. "Snapshot '98" contains five appendixes: (1) definitions for the data items; (2) a bibliography; (3) data sources; (4) endnotes; and (5) a list of school districts in alphabetical order. (Contains 29 exhibits, the statistical details in table form, and 12 references.) (SLD)
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Texas Education Agency, Austin. Office of Policy Planning and Research.
Identifiers - Location: Texas