ERIC Number: ED464126
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: N/A
Education Statistics Quarterly, Winter 2001.
Dillow, Sally, Ed.
Education Statistics Quarterly, v3 n4 Win 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 in a 3-month period. Each issue also contains a message from the NCES on a timely subject and a featured topic with invited commentary. The articles in the first section, Featured Topic: National Household Education Surveys Program, are: (1) "Efforts by Public K-8 Schools To Involve Parents in Children's Education: Do School and Parent Reports Agree?" (Xianglei Chen); (2) "Participation Trends and Patterns in Adult Education: 1991 to 1999" (Sean Creighton and Lisa Hudson); (3) "Household Data in the Federal Statistical System: The Role of the National Household Education Surveys Program" (Susan Schechter); and (4) "When School Surveys Just Aren't Enough: Uses of the National Household Education Surveys Program" (David B. Bills). The second section, Elementary and Secondary Education, contains: (5) "The Nations Report Card: Science Highlights 2000" (National Center for Education Statistics); (6) "Assessing the Best: NAEP's 1996 Assessment of Twelfth-Graders Taking Advanced Science Courses" (Christine Y. O'Sullivan and Wendy S. Grigg); (7) "Dropout Rates in the United States: 2000" (Phillip Kaufman, Martha Naomi Alt, and Christopher D. Chapman); (8) "Indicators of School Crime and Safety: 2001" (Phillip Kaufman, Xianglei Chen, Susan P. Choy, Katharin Peter, Sally A. Ruddy, Amanda K. Miller, Jill K. Fleury, Kathryn A. Chandler, Michael G. Planty, and Michael R. Rand); and (9) "Characteristics of the 100 Largest Public Elementary and Secondary School Districts in the United States: 1999-2000" (Beth Aronstamm Young). Postsecondary Education, the third section, contains: (10) "Institutional Policies and Practices: Results from the 1999 National Study of Postsecondary Faculty, Institution Survey" (Andrea Berger, Rita Kirshstein, and Elizabeth Rowe). The next section, Lifelong Learning, contains: (11) "Adult Literacy and Education in America" (Carl F. Kaestle, Anne Campbell, Jeremy D. Finn, Sylvia T. Johnson, and Larry Mikulecky); (12) "English Literacy and Language Minorities in the United States" (Elizabeth Greenberg, Reynaldo F. Macias, David Rhodes, and Tsze Chan). The section on Libraries contains: (13) "State Library Agencies: Fiscal Year 2000" (P. Elaine Kroe, Patricia Garner, and Cindy Sheckells); and (14) "Public Library Trends Analysis: Fiscal Years 1992-1996" (Denise Glover). Crosscutting Statistics contains: (15) "Projections of Education Statistics to 2011" (Debra E. Gerald and William J. Hussar). The final section, Methodology, contains "The NAEP 1998 Technical Report" (Nancy L. Allen, John R. Donoghue, and Terry L. Schoeps). (Contains 31 figures and 23 tables.) (SLD)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Adult Education, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, National Surveys, Parent Participation, 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.
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: National Household Education Survey