ERIC Number: ED457199
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2001-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
Mini-Digest of Education Statistics, 2000.
This document, the eighth edition of the "Mini-Digest of Education Statistics," provides a pocket-sized compilation of statistical information about U.S. education from kindergarten through graduate school. The statistical highlights provide a quantitative description of the current U.S. education scene. Data are from many government sources, especially surveys carried out by the National Center for Education Statistics. Unless otherwise noted, data are extracted from the "Digest of Education Statistics." Information is presented on: (1) enrollment in elementary, secondary, and higher education; (2) teachers, faculty, and staff; (3) educational outcomes; and (4) educational finance. Statistics show that education was the occupation of more than 76 million people in the United States in the fall of 2000. Included in this total were about 68.0 million students enrolled in U.S. schools and colleges. About 4 million people were employed as elementary and secondary school teachers and college faculty. Other professional, administrative, and support staff of educational institutions numbered about 4.4 million. (Contains 1 figure and 41 tables.) (SLD)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Dropouts, Educational Administration, Educational Finance, Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education, Enrollment, Ethnic Groups, Graduates, Higher Education, Racial Differences, Statistical Data, Student Characteristics, Tables (Data), Teacher Characteristics, Trend Analysis
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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.
Note: For the previous year's "Mini-Digest," see ED 445 105. For the "Digest of Education Statistics, 2000," see ED 455 275.