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ERIC Number: ED573226
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2015-Mar
Pages: 578
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: 978-1-59888-736-5
The Almanac of American Education, 2014-2015. Eighth Edition. U.S. DataBook Series
Gaquin, Deirdre A., Ed.; Dunn, Gwenavere W., Ed.
Bernan Press
The "Almanac of American Education" helps users understand and compare the quality of education at the national, state, and county levels. Compiled from official U.S. government and reliable private sources, the book contains historical and current data, insightful analysis, and useful graphs that provide compelling insights into the state of education in America. The appendix to this title functions as a guide to education resources on the Internet. It provides site descriptions and evaluations along with URLs, giving users the information they need to go directly to the sites that will be of greatest use to them. The "Almanac" provides national coverage of school enrollment and educational attainment, looking at American education from a variety of different angles. This edition contains numerous figures including the percentage of high school and college graduates in the population and enrollment status by age and level of education. State-level statistics include: (1) average SAT and ACT scores; (2) per-student expenditures; (3) private and public school enrollment; (4) student poverty; (5) public school teacher salaries and teacher characteristics; and (6) regional comparative data. County-level statistics include: (1) information on student/teacher ratios; (2) free lunch eligibility; (3) numbers of students and graduates; (4) attainment levels; and (5) per-student expenditures. [For the Seventh Edition, see ED573224.]
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Publication Type: Books; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education; High Schools; Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: ACT Assessment; SAT (College Admission Test)