ERIC Number: ED480218
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2003-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Mini-Digest of Education Statistics, 2002.
This publication, 10th in a series, provides a pocket-sized compilation of statistical information covering the broad field of U.S. education from kindergarten through graduate school. Data are from many government sources, especially surveys conducted by the National Center for Education Statistics. Unless otherwise noted, data are extracted from the "Digest of Education Statistics." Education was the occupation of more than 78 million people in the United States in fall 2002. This total includes 69.2 million students in U.S. schools and colleges, and more than 4 million people employed as elementary and secondary school teachers and college faculty. Information is grouped into these categories: (1) "The Structure of American Education"; (2) "Enrollment"; (3) "Elementary and Secondary Schools"; (4) "Degree-Granting Institutions"; (5) "Teachers, Faculty, and Staff, Elementary and Secondary Schools"; (6) "Degree-Granting Institutions"; (7) "Educational Outcomes"; (8) "Finance"; (9) "Public Elementary and Secondary Schools"; and (10) "Degree-Granting Institutions." (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)
ED Digest of Education Statistics, Superintendent of Documents, P.O. Box 371954, Pittsburgh, PA 15250-7954. Tel: 866-512-1800 (Toll Free).
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Center for Education Statistics (ED), Washington, DC.
Note: For the 2001 "Mini-Digest," see ED 463 334.