ERIC Number: ED490090
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Feb
Values Added: The Lifelong Returns of an Independent School Education
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
This report highlights findings from the National Educational Longitudinal Study (NELS), a study funded by the U.S. Department of Education that charted the life experiences of nearly 25,000 students from public and private schools from the time they were eighth graders through their mid-20s. "Values Added: The Lifelong Benefits of an Independent School Education" shows the outcomes for students from National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) schools, and highlights some of the ways independent schools nurture intellectual growth and help kids develop into healthy, active, and community-minded adults. (Contains 8 tables.)
Descriptors: Private Schools, Outcomes of Education, Longitudinal Studies, Student Development, Education Work Relationship, Citizenship Education, Faculty Development, Core Curriculum, Student Characteristics, College Bound Students, College Choice, Career Choice, High School Graduates, Technological Literacy, Student Diversity, Cooperative Learning, Holistic Approach
National Association of Independent Schools, 1620 L Street, NW, Suite 1100, Washington, DC 20036-5695. Tel: 202-973-9700; Fax: 202-973-9790; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Authoring Institution: National Association of Independent Schools, Boston, MA.
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A