ERIC Number: EJ263921
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1981-Jan
Reference Count: 0
Trends in Schooling: Demography, Performance and Organization.
Mare, Robert D.
Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, v453 p96-122 Jan 1981
Utilizing "Social Indicators" (1979), discusses growth and distribution of schooling in the U.S., trends in student test performance, and major organizational changes in elementary/secondary education. Comments on quality of available data and suggests improvements for future reporting of educational indicators. (Reprint of article is available from Publications Department, Institute for Research on Poverty, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 53706.) (GC)
Descriptors: Data Analysis, Data Collection, Educational Attainment, Elementary Secondary Education, Enrollment Trends, Higher Education, Information Needs, Organizational Change, Performance, Racial Differences, School Demography, Scores, Social Differences, Socioeconomic Influences, Standardized Tests
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Numerical/Quantitative Data; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A