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Dynarski, Mark; Rui,Ning; Webber, Ann; Gutmann, Babette – National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance, 2018
The District of Columbia (DC) Opportunity Scholarship Program (OSP) was created by Congress in 2004 to provide tuition vouchers to low-income DC parents who want their child to attend a private school. Reauthorized in 2011 by the Scholarships for Opportunity and Results (SOAR) Act, the program places a priority on serving students leaving…
Descriptors: Program Evaluation, Scholarships, Educational Vouchers, Low Income Students
Gould, Elise; Mokhiber, Zane; Wolfe, Julia – Economic Policy Institute, 2018
Sustained improvements in economic conditions in recent years have brightened young graduates' prospects for employment and wage growth. This report focuses exclusively on those graduating from college. This study analyzes data on recent young college graduates (ages 21-24) to learn about the Class of 2018's economic prospects as they start their…
Descriptors: College Graduates, Graduate Study, Employment Level, Unemployment
Keefe, Jeffrey – Economic Policy Institute, 2018
In light of the Pennsylvania's most recent pension cuts and the challenges the state faces in attracting and retaining qualified teachers, this report asks two primary questions in this study: (1) How does teacher pay compare with the pay of other comparable workers in Pennsylvania--that is, are Pennsylvania public school teachers underpaid (which…
Descriptors: Compensation (Remuneration), Retirement Benefits, State Legislation, Teacher Shortage
Gould, Elise; Mokhiber, Zane; Wolfe, Julia – Economic Policy Institute, 2018
This study analyzes data on recent young high school graduates (ages 18-21) to learn about the Class of 2018's economic prospects as they start their careers. The report begins by providing a snapshot of the educational attainment of all young adults in this age group (not just graduates) and of all working-age adults (ages 18-64) to provide…
Descriptors: Employment Level, Unemployment, Underemployment, Wages
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Nagaswami, Megha – National Center for Education Statistics, 2018
This Data Point uses data from the 2015-16 National Teacher and Principal Survey (NTPS) Teacher Questionnaire. NTPS is a nationally representative sample survey of public K-12 schools, principals, and teachers in the 50 states and the District of Columbia. This Data Point describes summer jobs held by regular, full-time teachers in public schools.…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Public School Teachers, Income, Multiple Employment
Benton, Stephen L.; Li, Dan – IDEA Center, Inc., 2018
This technical report describes the results of analyses performed on data collected from 2013 to 2017, using the IDEA Feedback System for Administrators (FSA). The FSA is used to gather impressions from core constituents about an administrator's performance of relevant administrative roles, as well as her/his leadership style, interpersonal…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Administrators, Administrator Attitudes, Administrator Role
Archie, Tim; Benton, Stephen L.; Li, Dan – IDEA Center, Inc., 2018
The purpose of this report is to describe findings from analyses conducted on data collected from the IDEA "Feedback System for Chairs" (FSC) from 2013 to 2016. The report begins with an explanation of the purpose of the system and the current structure of the "Chair Self-Assessment" (CSA) and "Faculty Perceptions of…
Descriptors: Department Heads, College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, Administrator Role
Kurtz, Holly; Lloyd, Sterling; Harwin, Alex; Osher, Michael – Editorial Projects in Education, 2018
Even though K-12 districts and schools are among the nation's biggest employers, little if any information exists on educators' experiences with workplace sexual misconduct. In the winter of 2018, the Education Week Research Center set out to address this information gap by surveying teachers and administrators about their experiences with and…
Descriptors: Sexual Harassment, Sexual Abuse, Elementary Secondary Education, Work Environment
Indiana Commission for Higher Education, 2018
In Indiana, about 25 percent of students who enter college for the first time at an Indiana public institution transfer to a different campus or institution at least once within six years--a mobility pattern that underscores the complexity of postsecondary pathways and the importance of better understanding the role transfer plays in helping…
Descriptors: College Transfer Students, Two Year College Students, Community Colleges, State Colleges
Illinois Community College Board, 2018
The Illinois Community College Board collects data about compensation received by employees in Illinois' 48 Illinois public community colleges. Data in the "Fiscal Year 2018 Salary Report" reflect the census date of October 1, 2017. Data are presented by peer groups with statewide totals. The seven peer groups are based on a combination…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Public Colleges, College Faculty, Part Time Faculty
Goff, Peter; Carl, Bradley; Yang, Minseok – Wisconsin Center for Education Research, 2018
A pervasive challenge for Wisconsin and states across the nation is accurate assessment of teacher labor supplies at the state and local levels. Demand measures based on predictions of changing teacher and student demographics have been wildly inaccurate. This report presents findings on key features of the Wisconsin teacher labor market,…
Descriptors: Teacher Supply and Demand, Public School Teachers, Faculty Mobility, Teacher Education Programs
Wilson, Franklin D. – Institute for Research on Poverty, 2018
This paper presents an analysis of changes in occupational status and hourly earnings after workers experience a spell of nonemployment, during a period of stable but slow economic growth and a recessionary period. In addition, an effort is made to identify factors associated with changes in occupational status and hourly earnings, including a…
Descriptors: Employment Level, Wages, Employment, Unemployment
DeGrow, Ben; Klingler, Ronald – Mackinac Center for Public Policy, 2018
This report represents the third in a series designed to measure the academic performance of Michigan elementary and middle schools, and the first of the series to use results from the M-STEP assessment. Similar report cards were published in 2013 (ED560064) and 2015 (ED568656), based on different but overlapping years of scores on the defunct…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Middle School Students, Educational Quality, Public Schools
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Velez, Erin Dunlop; Horn, Laura – National Center for Education Statistics, 2018
This Statistics in Brief describes high school student perceptions of the cost of college using data from the High School Longitudinal Study of 2009 (HSLS:09). The analyses examine the accuracy of students' and parents' estimates of public 4-year college tuition and mandatory fees in their states by comparing their estimates with actual tuition…
Descriptors: High School Students, College Bound Students, Higher Education, Paying for College
OECD Publishing, 2018
"Education at a Glance: OECD Indicators" is the authoritative source for information on the state of education around the world. It provides data on the structure, finances and performance of education systems in the 35 OECD and a number of partner countries. With more than 100 charts and tables, Education at a Glance 2018 imparts key…
Descriptors: Educational Indicators, Foreign Countries, Educational Practices, Outcomes of Education
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