ERIC Number: ED481156
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2003-Jun
Digest of Education Statistics, 2002.
Snyder, Thomas D.; Hoffman, Charlene M.
The 2002 edition of the "Digest of Education Statistics" is the 38th in a series initiated in 1962. Its primary purpose is to provide a compilation of statistical information covering U.S. education from prekindergarten through graduate school. The "Digest" includes data from many sources, especially the surveys and activities of the National Center for Education Statistics. Information is provided on a number of subjects, including the numbers of schools and colleges, teachers, enrollments, and graduates. The "Digest" contains these chapters: (1) "All Levels of Education"; (2) "Elementary and Secondary Education"; (3) "Postsecondary Education"; (4) "Federal programs for Education and Related Activities"; (5) "Outcomes of Education"; (6) "International Comparisons of Education"; and (7) "Libraries and Educational Technology." This edition contains new information, including average salaries for public school teachers and the number and characteristics of charter schools. An appendix provides definitions and supplemental information. (Contains 439 tables.) (SLD)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Educational Attainment, Educational Finance, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Aid, Federal Programs, Graduate Study, Higher Education, Outcomes of Education, School Demography, School Personnel, School Statistics, Statistical Data, Tables (Data), Vocational Education
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Center for Education Statistics (ED), Washington, DC.
IES Cited: ED492626