ERIC Number: ED509092
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Jun-15
Reference Count: 0
Back to School: 2009-2010. U.S. Census Bureau News. Facts for Features. CB09-FF.14
US Department of Commerce
Summertime winding down and summer vacations coming to an end signal that back-to-school time is near. It's a time that many children eagerly anticipate--catching up with old friends, making new ones and settling into a new daily routine. Parents and children alike scan the newspapers and Web sites looking for sales to shop for a multitude of school supplies and the latest clothing fads and essentials. This edition of "Facts for Features" highlights the many statistics associated with the return to classrooms by the nation's students and teachers.
Descriptors: Census Figures, School Readiness, Enrollment Rate, School Statistics, Educational Benefits, State Aid, Access to Computers, Teacher Distribution, Graduation Rate, Teacher Salaries, Student Diversity, Lunch Programs, Expenditures, Student Costs
US Department of Commerce. 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230. Tel: 202-482-2000; Web site: http://www.commerce.gov
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Early Childhood Education; Elementary Secondary Education; Higher Education
Authoring Institution: Department of Commerce, Washington, DC.