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ERIC Number: ED492770
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Mar
Reference Count: 27
Kindergarten Teachers: Public and Private School Teachers of the Kindergarten Class of 1998-99. NCES 2004-060
Germino-Hausken, Elvira; Walston, Jill; Rathbun, Amy H.
National Center for Education Statistics
This report examines aspects of the kindergarten experience through a national profile of teachers of the kindergarten class of 1998-99 in the United States. It presents data collected from questionnaires completed by 3,102 kindergarten teachers participating in the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study, Kindergarten Class of 1998-99 (ECLS-K). It describes the demographic characteristics and professional qualifications of kindergarten teachers in both public and private school kindergartens. Moreover the report examines data on the schools and classrooms where they teach. The study's sample of kindergarten teachers represents all of the nations kindergarten teachers from public and private schools that have kindergarten programs. Standard Error Tables are appended. (Contains 12 tables and 9 figures.)
Descriptors: Preschool Teachers, Private Schools, School Demography, Longitudinal Studies, Teacher Qualifications, Sample Size, Early Childhood Education, National Surveys, Public Schools, Profiles, Questionnaires, Teaching Experience
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Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Research
Education Level: Early Childhood Education; Kindergarten
Authoring Institution: National Center for Education Statistics (ED), Washington, DC.; Education Statistics Services Inst., Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Location: United States
IES Funded: Yes
IES Cited: ED484213
IES Publication: http://ies.ed.gov/pubsearch/pubsinfo.asp?pubid=2004060