ERIC Number: ED454299
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: N/A
Education Statistics Quarterly, Spring 2001.
Education Statistics Quarterly, v3 n1 Spr 2001
The "Education Statistics Quarterly" gives 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, data products and funding opportunities developed over a 3-month period. Each issue also contains a message from the NCES on a timely topic and a featured topic with invited commentary. This issue's featured topic is "Third International Mathematics and Science Study-Repeat" and contains the first three articles: (1) "Pursuing Excellence: Comparisons of International Eighth-Grade Mathematics and Science Achievement from a U.S. Perspective: 1995 and 1999" (Patrick Gonzales, Christopher Calsyn, Leslie Jocelyn, Kitty Mak, David Kastberg, Sousan Arafeh, Trevor Williams, and Winnie Tsen); (2) "Invited Commentary: Lessons from the Third International Mathematics and Science Study--Repeat" (Margaret Cozzens and Susan H. Fuhrman); and (3) "Invited Commentary: TIMSS-R: Innovation in International Information for American Educators" (David P. Baker). The second section, "Elementary and Secondary Education," includes: (4) "Changes in High School Vocational Coursetaking in a Larger Perspective" (David Hurst and Lisa Hudson); (5) "Key Statistics on Public Elementary and Secondary Schools and Agencies: School Year 1997-98" (Lee M. Hoffman); (6) "Early Estimates of Public Elementary and Secondary Education Statistics: School Year 2000-2001" (Lena McDowell); (7) "Monitoring School Quality: An Indicators Report" (Daniel P. Mayer, John E. Mullens, and Mary T. Moore); (8) "Advanced Telecommunications in U.S. Private Schools: 1998-99" (Basmat Parsad, Rebecca Skinner, and Elizabeth Farris); and (9) "A Primer for Making Cost Adjustments in Education" (William J. Fowler, Jr. and David H. Monk). The following section, "Postsecondary Education," includes: (10) "Undergraduates Enrolled with Higher Sticker Prices" (John B. Lee); (11) "From Bachelor's Degree to Work: Major Field of Study and Employment Outcomes of 1992-93 Bachelor's Degree Recipients Who Did Not Enroll in Graduate Education by 1997" (Laura J. Horn and Lisa Zahn); and (12) "Degrees and Other Awards Conferred by Title IV Participating, Degree-Granting Institutions: 1997-98" (Frank B. Morgan). The final section, "Crosscutting Statistics," contains: (13)"Digest of Education Statistics: 2000" (Thomas D. Snyder and Charlene M. Hoffman). (Contains 25 tables and 17 figures.) (SLD)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Enrollment, Higher Education, Paying for College, Research Reports, School Statistics, Student Costs, Vocational Education
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Center for Education Statistics (ED), Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study