ERIC Number: ED485433
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Jun
Language Minorities and Their Educational and Labor Market Indicators: Recent Trends. Statistical Analysis Report. NCES 2004-009
Klein, Steven; Bugarin, Rosio; Beltranena, Renee; McArthur, Edith
US Department of Education
This report examines trends in the characteristics of the U.S. language minority population from 1979 through 1999. It examines changes in the numbers and proportion of the language minority population compared to the total U.S. population 5 to 24 years old and also discusses changes in the language minority population by language subgroups and English ability. Further, it examines education, income and labor force outcomes for this population during the 2-decade period. Appended are: (1) Standard Error Tables; (2) a Glossary; and (3) Survey Methodology and Data Reliability. (Contains 19 tables and 12 figures).
Descriptors: Statistical Analysis, Minority Groups, Language Minorities, Labor Market, Labor Force, Educational Attainment, Income, Trend Analysis, Comparative Analysis
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Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Research
Education Level: Adult Education; Elementary Secondary Education; Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: Administrators; Policymakers
Authoring Institution: National Center for Education Statistics (ED), Washington, DC; MPR Associates, Berkeley, CA.