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ERIC Number: ED492046
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2006-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
The Condition of Education 2006 in Brief. NCES 2006-072
Livingston, Andrea, Ed.
National Center for Education Statistics
This publication contains a sample of the 50 indicators in "The Condition of Education 2006." Since 1870, the federal government has gathered data about students, teachers, schools, and education funding. As mandated by Congress, the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) in the Institute of Education Sciences annually publishes a statistical report on the status and progress of education in the United States. "The Condition of Education" includes data and analysis on a wide variety of issues. The 2006 edition contains a special analysis and "The Condition" indicators are divided into five sections: (1) Participation in Education; (2) Learner Outcomes; (3) Student Effort and Educational Progress; (4) Contexts of Elementary and Secondary Education; and (5) Contexts of Postsecondary Education. [For "The Condition of Education 2006," see ED491909.]
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Government, Educational Indicators, School Statistics, Academic Achievement, Outcomes of Education, Participation, Postsecondary Education, Enrollment Trends, Public Schools, Private Schools, Reading Achievement, Mathematics Achievement, Adult Literacy, Science Achievement, Dropout Rate, Graduation Rate, College Bound Students, Educational Attainment, Class Size, School Choice, Violence, School Safety, Educational Finance, Federal Aid, Grants, Student Loan Programs, Academic Degrees
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Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education; Postsecondary Education
Authoring Institution: National Center for Education Statistics (ED), Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Location: United States
IES Funded: Yes
IES Publication: http://ies.ed.gov/pubsearch/pubsinfo.asp?pubid=2006072