ERIC Number: ED445101
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: N/A
Education Statistics Quarterly, Spring [and] Summer 2000.
Education Statistics Quarterly, v2 iss1-2 Spr-Sum 2000
This publication provides a comprehensive overview of work done across all parts of the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). Each issue contains short publications, summaries, and descriptions that cover all NCES publications and data products released during a 3-month period. Each issue also contains a message from the NCES on a timely subject in education statistics and a featured topic with invited commentary. The focus of volume 2, issue 1 is on "America's Kindergartners," the first report to present findings from the NCES Early Childhood Longitudinal Study (ECLS). ECLS completes the picture of the U.S. education system with surveys of 2 cohorts of the youngest learners, about 22,000 children from the kindergarten class of 1998-1999 and about 15,000 newborns of 2001. Issue 1 also contains reports on NCES work in the categories of: (1) early childhood education; (2) elementary and secondary education; (3) post-secondary education; (4) lifelong learning; (5) public, state, and federal libraries; (6) international statistics; (7) crosscutting statistics; (8) methodology; and (9) a list of data products, other publications, and funding opportunities. The focus of issue 2 is on the Common Core of Data (CCD) surveys, a series of six separate annual data collections of information from the administrative records of state education agencies. In addition to commentary on the CCD, issue 2 contains reports on elementary and secondary education, postsecondary education, international education, crosscutting studies, and research methodology, as well a list of data products, other publications, and funding opportunities for the quarter. (Issue 1 contains 39 tables and 41 figures. Issue 2 contains 32 tables and 26 figures.) (SLD)
Descriptors: Data Collection, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Kindergarten Children, National Surveys, Preschool Education, Program Descriptions, School Statistics, Statistical Analysis, Tables (Data)
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Center for Education Statistics (ED), Washington, DC.