ERIC Number: ED472154
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
Programs and Plans of the National Center for Education Statistics. 2002 Edition.
Davis, Celestine, Ed.
This report summarizes current National Center for Educational Statistics (NCES) programs, including its major publications and plans for future work. In addition to updating the descriptions of long-standing data collections, such as the Common Core of Data, the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System, and the National Assessment of Educational Progress, this edition focuses on some of the new and innovative work of the NCES, especially noting the release of the Schools and Staffing Survey, 1999-2000. The report also notes the release of the newest findings in the international statistics area, the Program for International Student Assessment, and the newest Early Childhood Longitudinal Survey component, the Birth Cohort study. NCES has increased the availability of data sets on CD-ROM and has added software packages to allow users to customize their search requests. In addition, all recent NCES reports and an increasing proportion of survey data are available from the NCES Web site. Information about NCES programs is grouped into these sections: (1) "Introduction"; (2) "NCES Center-Wide Programs and Services"; (3) "Elementary and Secondary Education"; (4) "Postsecondary and Adult Education"; (5) "Educational Assessment"; (6) "National Longitudinal Studies"; (7) "International Statistics"; (8) "Data on Vocational Education"; (9) "Libraries"; and (10""General Publications of NCES." (SLD)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Data Collection, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, International Studies, Longitudinal Studies, Planning, Program Descriptions, Program Development, Program Implementation
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Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
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Authoring Institution: National Center for Education Statistics (ED), Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Early Childhood Longitudinal Survey; National Assessment of Educational Progress; Program for International Student Assessment