ERIC Number: ED483070
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Jun
The Condition of Education 2004. NCES 2004-077
Wirt, John; Choy, Susan; Rooney, Patrick; Provasnik, Stephen; Sen, Anindita; Tobin, Richard
US Department of Education
The Condition of Education 2004 summarizes important developments and trends in education using the latest available data. The report presents 38 indicators on the status and condition of education and a special analysis of changes in student financial aid between 1989-90 and 1999-2000. The indicators represent a consensus of professional judgment on the most significant national measures of the condition and progress of education for which accurate data are available. The 2004 print edition includes 38 indicators in six main areas: (1) enrollment trends and student characteristics at all levels of the education system from elementary education to adult learning; (2) student achievement and the long term, enduring effects of education; (3) student effort and rates of progress through the educational system among different population groups; (4) the contexts of elementary and secondary education in terms of courses taken, teacher characteristics, and other factors; (5) the contexts of postsecondary education; and (6) societal support for learning, including parental and community support for learning, and public and private financial support of education at all levels. Appended are: (1) Supplemental Tables; (2) Supplemental Notes; and (3) Standard Error Tables. A glossary and index are also included.
Descriptors: Teacher Characteristics, Student Characteristics, Private Financial Support, Educational Trends, Outcomes of Education, Trend Analysis, Academic Achievement, Financial Support, Enrollment, Enrollment Trends
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Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education; Postsecondary Education
Authoring Institution: MPR Associates, Berkeley, CA.; American Institutes for Research, Kensington, MD.; Education Statistics Services Inst., Washington, DC.; National Center for Education Statistics (ED), Washington, DC.
IES Cited: ED497225; ED556748