ERIC Number: ED457204
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: N/A
Education Statistics Quarterly, Summer 2001.
Dillow, Sally, Ed.
Education Statistics Quarterly, v3 n2 Sum 2001
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 articles of this issue are: (1) "The Condition of Education: 2001" (Featured Topic: The Condition of Education) (National Center for Education Statistics); (2) "Invited Commentary: Uses and Limitations of Indicator Data" (Andrew C. Porter); (3) "Invited Commentary: Research-Based Programs To Close Postsecondary Education Gaps" (Vinetta C. Jones); (4) "The Nation's Report Card: Fourth-Grade Reading 2000" (Patricia L. Donahue, Robert J. Finnegan, Anthony D. Lutkus, Nancy L. Allen, and Jay R. Campbell); (5) "Civics: What Do Fourth-Graders Know, and What Can They Do?" (Carol Johnson and Alan Vanneman); (6) "Civics: What Do Eighth-Graders Know, and What Can They Do?" (Carol Johnson and Alan Vanneman); (7) "Civics: What Do 12th-Graders Know, and What Can They Do?" (Carol Johnson and Alan Vanneman); (8) "Fathers' and Mothers' Involvement in Their Children's Schools by Family Type and Resident Status" (Christine Winquist Nord and Jerry West); (9) "Public School Student, Staff, and Graduate Counts by State: School Year 1999-2000" (Ghedam Bairu); (10) "Internet Access in U.S. Public Schools and Classrooms: 1994-2000" (Anne Cattagni and Elizabeth Farris); (11) "Staff Data Handbook for Elementary, Secondary, and Early Childhood Education: 2001 Edition" (Oona Cheung and Beth Aronstamm Young); (12) "Credits and Attainment: Returns to Postsecondary Education Ten Years after High School" (Brian Zucker and Royal Dawson); (13) "Attrition of New Teachers among Recent College Graduates: Comparing Occupational Stability among 1992-93 Graduates Who Taught and Those Who Worked in Other Occupations" (Robin R. Henke and Lisa Zahn); (14) "Background Characteristics, Work Activities, and Compensation of Faculty and Instructional Staff in Postsecondary Institutions: Fall 1998" (Linda J. Zimbler); (15) "The Status of Academic Libraries in the United States: Results from the 1996 Academic Library Survey with Historical Comparisons" (Maggie Cahalan, Wendy Mansfield, and Natalie Justh); (16) "What Democracy Means to Ninth-Graders: U.S. Results from the International IEA Civic Education Study" (Stephane Baldi, Marianne Perie, Dan Skidmore, Elizabeth Greenberg, and Carole Hahn); (17) "Monetary Incentives for Low-Stakes Tests" (Harold F. O'Neil, Jr., Jamal Abedi, Charlotte Lee, Judy Miyoshi, and Ann Mastergeorge); (18) "1999 Customer Satisfaction Survey Report: How Do We Measure Up?" (Sameena Salvucci, Albert C. E. Parker, R. William Cash, and Lori Thurgood); (19) "The Nation's Report Card: Fourth-Grade Reading Highlights 2000" (Shari L. Santapau); (20) "Highlights of U.S. Results from the International IEA Civic Education Study (CivEd)" (Stephane Baldi, Marianne Perie, Dan Skidmore, Elizabeth Greenberg, and Carole Hahn); (21) "Public School Finance Programs of the United States and Canada: 1998-99" (Catherine C. Sielke, John Dayton, C. Thomas Holmes, and Anne L. Jefferson, Compilers); and (22) "The Condition of Education: 2000 in Brief" (Jeanne H. Nathanson). (Contains 31 figures and 11 tables.) (SLD)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Educational Attainment, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Enrollment Projections, Higher Education, National Surveys, Research Methodology, School Statistics
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Center for Education Statistics (ED), Washington, DC.