ERIC Number: ED461145
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
Nevada's Children, 1996. Selected Educational and Social Statistics--Nevada and National.
Horner, Mary P., Comp.
This report presents selected 1996 educational and social statistics that provide information about the status of children in Nevada. State statistics are in some cases compared to national statistics. The first part presents facts about education in Nevada with regard to student characteristics, enrollment, racial and ethnic populations, high school graduates, student dropouts, early childhood development and kindergarten, class-size reduction, licensed school personnel, curriculum, and financial support. The second part contains related statistics on health and social issues, including children in poverty, child abuse and neglect, infant and child health care, youth injury and mortality, substance abuse, teen pregnancy, and juvenile delinquency. The final part lists the National Education Goals, the Nevada Education Goals, and Nevada's national rankings. A glossary is included. (Contains 59 references.) (LMI)
Descriptors: Child Abuse, Child Health, Curriculum Design, Delinquency, Educational Objectives, Elementary Secondary Education, Enrollment, Financial Support, National Norms, Poverty, School Demography, School Personnel, School Statistics, Social Problems, State Norms, Student Characteristics, Substance Abuse
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Nevada State Dept. of Education, Carson City.
Identifiers - Location: Nevada