ERIC Number: ED453590
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001-May
Reference Count: N/A
The Condition of Education 2000 in Brief.
Nathanson, Jeanne H.
This report is an indicator summary, synopsizing the state of education, monitoring important developments, and showing trends in major aspects of education. It contains a sampling of charts of the 67 indicators in "The Condition of Education 2000." Graphs depict past and projected trends in elementary, secondary, and postsecondary school enrollment; racial-ethnic distribution of public school students; language spoken at home by Hispanic students; high performance in mathematics and science; trends in the achievement gap in reading between white and black students; international comparisons of student performance in mathematics; annual earning of young adults; educational plans; first-time kindergartners' approaches to learning; remediation and degree completion; who is prepared for college; enrollment of students with risk factors; sex differences in graduate/professional enrollment; degrees earned by women; educational attainment; coursetaking in mathematics and science; kindergarten class sizes; student/teacher ratios; instructional environments in Eighth grade mathematics; students' Internet usage; school choice and parental satisfaction; preparation and qualifications of public school teachers; perceived impact of professional development; age of school buildings; distance learning in postsecondary education; services for disabled postsecondary students; before- and after-school care; disparity in public school finance; and financial preparation for postsecondary education. (RT)
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Indicators, Educational Practices, Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education, National Surveys, Program Evaluation, School Statistics
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Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Center for Education Statistics (ED), Washington, DC.